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From "Ganesh" <emailg...@yahoo.co.in>
Subject Re: Field.Store.YES Question
Date Thu, 05 Feb 2009 09:28:54 GMT
Field.Store.Yes is to store the field data as it is, so that it could be 
retrieved to display results.
Field.Index.ANALYZED, tokenizes the field and stores the tokenized content.

Regards
Ganesh

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Amin Mohammed-Coleman" <aminmc@gmail.com>
To: <java-user@lucene.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 2:00 PM
Subject: Field.Store.YES Question


> Hi
>
> I'm probably going to get shot down for asking this simple question.
> Although I think I understand the basic concept of Field I feel there is
> something that I am missing and I was wondering if someone might help to
> clarify.
>
> You can store a field value in an index using Field.Store.YES or if the
> content is too large then you can exclude it be stored in the index using
> Field.Store.NO.   How does Lucene know how to search for a term in an 
> index
> if the value hasn't been stored in the index?  I guess I can understand 
> that
> if you don't store the field then you can't get the field and it's value
> using the document api.
>
> Is there a seperate part in the lucene document that the tokenised strings
> are stored and therefore Lucene knows where to look?
>
> Again I do apologise for asking this question...I just feel like I'm 
> missing
> something (knew I shouldn't have had those tequilla shots!).
>
>
> Thanks
> Amin
> 

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