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From Otis Gospodnetic <>
Subject Re: searchig with special characters
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2004 14:47:14 GMT
Leading wildcard character (*) is not allowed if you use QueryParser
that comes with Lucene.  Reason: performance.  See many discussions
about this on lucene-user mailing list.  Also see the search sytax
document on the Lucene site.  What other characters are you having
trouble with?


--- Santosh <> wrote:

> whenever I search with some special chracters like " *world "  I am
> getting exception . how can I avoid this? and for what other
> characters lucene give this type of exceptions?
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