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From Nicolas Lalevée <>
Subject Re: query syntax problem
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 18:50:08 GMT
Le Lundi 07 Août 2006 19:28, Yiqun "Eddie" Cao a écrit :
> Hi,
> We are using lucene in a chemistry database, and we are dealing with
> special words containing both digits and characters in English alphabets,
> such as PFC-0234. To prevent lucene from cutting the word into two, we have
> replaced all dashes into underscores, so PFC-0234 is stored and indexed as
> PFC_0234 in the lucene index. However, none of them works for searches
> containing wildcard characters. For example, none of the following works:
> PFC_*, PFC*, PF*, PFC_0*, PFC_02*, but PFC-0234 works. Can anyone tell me
> what is wrong here? We have tried WhitespaceAnalyzer, but it's not working
> either.

For this type of field values, you should index them with the index property : 


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