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From Karl Wettin <>
Subject Re: Standard Analyzer
Date Mon, 25 Aug 2008 07:45:12 GMT

25 aug 2008 kl. 09.19 skrev Kalani Ruwanpathirana:

> Hi,
> I am using StandardAnalyzer when creating the Lucene index. It  
> indexes the
> word "wo&rk" as it is but does not index the word "wo*rk" in that  
> manner.
> Can I index such words (including * and ?) as it is? Otherwise I  
> have no way
> to index and search for words like "wo*rk", you?, etc.

Try an alternative analyzer, perhaps WhitespaceAnalyzer?  
(StandardAnalyzer will index wo&rk as a single term because it  
contains a rule to handle names such as AT&T.)

You should probably also explain why you need to create an index like  


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