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From "Uwe Schindler" <...@thetaphi.de>
Subject RE: Storing a field as byte[[]
Date Fri, 14 May 2010 05:39:16 GMT
There is a class NumericField in the same package.

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Uwe Schindler
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Saurabh Agarwal [mailto:srbh.grwl@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2010 4:55 AM
> To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Storing a field as byte[[]
> 
> hi  Ian
> 
> but when I see lucene-
> 3.0.0/src/java/org/apache/lucene/document/Field.java
> all the constructors either take a String ad value or a byte [] array
> as a
> value. Can u guide me that how to use NumericField or am I missing
> something?
> 
> Thanks
> Saurabh Agarwal
> 
> 
> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 1:33 AM, Ian Lea <ian.lea@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > You can store byte arrays, but you can't search on them.  For
> integers
> > you can either pad them out with leading zeros or use NumericField.
> If
> > you use NumericField you'll need to use NumericRangeQuery as well.
> >
> > --
> > Ian.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 8:44 PM, Saurabh Agarwal
> <srbh.grwl@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I am new to lucene. the constructors in Feild show that I can give
> the
> > value
> > > as byte[] I wanted to ask if I store a integer as a byte array the
> how it
> > > will ve searched during search say file size!!!
> > >
> > > because if I use text format the range search will be poor say fs
> of 10
> > 12
> > > 20 30 50 100 101 102 will be organised as
> > > 10
> > > 100
> > > 101
> > > 102
> > > 12
> > > 20
> > > 30
> > > 50
> > >
> > > so range search of size between 10 and 20 will be relatively poor
> if I
> > store
> > > values like the order given
> > >
> > > Thanks and regards
> > > Saurabh Agarwal
> > >
> >
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