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From "Ganesh" <>
Subject Re: Indexing Names in Lucene -- Thomas = Tom, etc
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2008 09:42:02 GMT
If you want to query for Tom, then you need to index the value Tom. Create 
one more field as Alias or add alias name as part of name field.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Khawaja Shams" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 11:46 AM
Subject: Indexing Names in Lucene -- Thomas = Tom, etc

> Hello,  I am indexing documents with a field that contains the first and
> last name of people. It is working wonderfully with a slight issue: if
> Thomas is indexed for a document, I would like searches for Tom to match
> that document. I am sure this is a common problem that many of you must 
> have
> addressed, but I was unable to find anything in the archives or on Google.
> Thanks in advance for the guidance.
> Regards,
> Khawaja Shams

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