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From "Bhavin Pandya" <bhav...@rediff.co.in>
Subject Re: Multiple character wildcard search
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2006 09:37:02 GMT
Babu,

Use "PrefixQuery" and if you are looking for phrase also then 
"PhrasePrefixQuery"...
check api for usage....

- Bhavin pandya


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eshwaramoorthy Babu" <babuce@gmail.com>
To: <java-user@lucene.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 2:15 PM
Subject: Multiple character wildcard search


> Hi,
>
>
>
> Can anyone please tell me how to specify multiple character wildcard
> searches in "Term"
>
> Below is my requirement
>
>
>
> 1) I want search all names that starts with Z (Z*)
>
> 2) My programme will receive list of names in JAVA collection (Vector or
> ArrayList or Hashtable), I want to search for all the names which are not
> there in the collection
>
>
>
> I have tried the below code to implement the 1st problem but the search
> returns 0 result
>
>
>
> Analyzer analyzer = new WhitespaceAnalyzer();
>
> boolean createFlag = true;
>
> .......
>
> .......
>
> .......
>
> IndexSearcher searcher = new IndexSearcher(indexDir1);
>
> Query query = new TermQuery(new Term("name", "Z*"));
>
>
>
> When I execute teh above code the search is returning 0 Hits.
>
> If I give the full name "Zane" the search returns 1 Hits.
>
>
>
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Babu
> 


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