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From Otis Gospodnetic <>
Subject Re: Help with Search Java Code set up
Date Wed, 26 Oct 2005 18:37:45 GMT
Are you simply looking to use multiple terms in your search?  In that
case, simply use BooleanQuery instead of TermQuery.  QueryParser will
recognize strings like    foo AND bar    or    +foo +bar    and turn
that into a BooleanQuery for you.


--- "Kevin L. Cobb" <> wrote:

> I've been using Lucene happily for a couple of years now. But, this
> new
> search functionality I'm trying to add is somewhat different that
> what
> I'm used to doing. Would help if the smart folks on this list would
> drive me in the right direction.
> I have several "searchable" fields and one keyword field in my index.
> I
> usually work with EITHER the keyword or the searchable (non-keyword)
> fields at a time, but this time I want to deal with them together. I
> need to be able to do a term search in the "searchable" fields but at
> the same time apply another term to the keyword field.
> At this point, I'm thinking that I'll need to do two distinct
> searches,
> one using the search term in what I'm calling my searchable fields,
> and
> the other using the other term in the keyword field. Then join the
> two
> HIT lists together.
> Looking for some advice. 
> Thanks,
> Kevin

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