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From Steven Rowe <>
Subject Re: Search problems
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2005 15:27:29 GMT
Such an analyzer already exists, in Lucene's Subversion repository, 
under contrib/analyzers/: KeywordAnalyzer.

Robert Watkins wrote:
> One approach for matching your queries with Luke would be to write a
> custom Analyzer that does absolutely nothing to the terms. Then, if you
> put this Analyzer in your classpath when running Luke you can select it
> as the Analyzer you want Luke to use to tokenize your query. This is
> not, of course, the approach you would want to take in your application,
> but at least it will allow you to use Luke as you have specified.
> -- Robert Watkins
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Miles Barr wrote:
>> On Thu, 2005-10-27 at 16:35 -0400, Sharma, Siddharth wrote:
>>> My index has 4 keyword fields and one unindexed field.
>>> I want to search by the 4 keyword fields and return the one unindexed 
>>> field.
>>> I can iterate over the documents via Luke.
>>> But when I search for the same values that I see via Luke, it does 
>>> not find
>>> the document.
>>> [ snipped ]
>>> What could the problem be? Any ideas?
>>> I have added all the 4 fields with 'Field.Keyword'.
>> Field.Keyword requires an exact match, i.e. you should manually create a
>> TermQuery. Luke will analyze your query and hence tokenise it. Almost
>> certainly the tokens it creates won't match the values in your field,
>> because they have to be an exact match.
>> [ snipped ]

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