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From Saurabh Agarwal <srbh.g...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Storing a field as byte[[]
Date Fri, 14 May 2010 07:07:22 GMT
Thanks Uwe
Saurabh Agarwal


On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 11:09 AM, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:

> 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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