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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: First time user Question
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2005 20:58:56 GMT
Hi Paddy,

Just make sure you index the sortable fields without tokenizing them.
c.f. http://www.lucenebook.com/search?query=index+for+sorting

Otis


--- Paddy Kalathur <paddy@efoundry.com> wrote:

> I want Lucene to search as well as sort data . What I am not sure is,
> how to
> index my data so that I can sort and search.
> 
> For example :  I have a 3 rows in the database with name field value
> "Geoffrey Rush" , "Will Smith", and "Eva Smith" . 
> 
> I want to index these names so that :
> 1.If a user searches for "Smith" I get "Will Smith" and "Eva Smith" .
> 
> 2.If a user searches for "Eva Smith" I get only "Eva Smith". 
> 3.When I list all the names available in my Index I sort them in
> alphabetic
> order.
> 4.The searches should be case insensitive.       
> 
> How should I index the data so that I can achieve the above.   
>    
> 
> Paddy Kalathur
> eFoundry Corp
> http://www.efoundry.com
> 978-371-3325



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