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From Jolinar13 <jolina...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Very odd behaviour of FrenchAnalyzer with strings in capital letters
Date Mon, 28 May 2007 12:59:12 GMT

Hello Erick,
Still no idea about my problem?
Anybody here using the FrenchAnalyzer?
Thanks,
Florian


Jolinar13 wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> Thank you for your quick answer.
> I use Luke to examine the index, but since I switched to FrenchAnalyzer,
> it says 'Not a Lucene index'.
> If I open the index files in a text viewer, the strings are in UPPER case.
> I do use the same analyzer to index and search.
> So, do I have to specify the FrenchAnalyzer not to be case sensitive? How
> to do that?
> Thanks a lot
> Florian
> 
> 
> Erick Erickson wrote:
>> 
>> First have you gotten a copy of Luke to examine your index to see
>> what's actually indexed?
>> 
>> The default behavior is usually to lowercase everything, but I'm not
>> entirely sure if the French analyzer does this. But I suspect so.
>> 
>> Searches are case sensitive. To get caseless searching, you need
>> to put everything in the same case. This is usually done for you with
>> any of the standard analyzers, but check specifically.
>> 
>> Are you using the same analyzer at index AND search time?
>> 
>> Best
>> Erick
>> 
>> On 5/21/07, Jolinar13 <jolinar13@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I tried org.apache.lucene.analysis.fr.FrenchAnalyzer and I got strange
>>> search results on strings in uppercase. (example : VEHICLE)
>>> When I search the string (in lower case), I get no result. I get results
>>> if
>>> I use "vehicle*" or "vehiclE", or "vehicLe" etc.
>>>
>>> What is odd is that it affects only some of the strings, not all of
>>> them.
>>> Anyone who has ever experienced this problem?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Florian
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>> 
>> 
> 
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