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From Mango <>
Subject Re: Adding a new field to existing Index
Date Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:59:53 GMT
Unfortunately, I don't think it is possible to add new field without

As for extracting content from the field, it should be possible to
retrieve data if the term vectors
were stored with positions offset
(Field.TermVector.WITH_POSITIONS_OFFSETS). If not, I don't
think it's possible.

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Naveen Kumar <> wrote:
> Hey,
> I need to add a new field (a stored , not indexed field) for all documents
> present in an existing large index. Reindexing the whole index will be very
> costly. Is there a way to do this or any work around?
> I would also like to know, if data or term vector, of a field indexed
> without storing, can somehow be retrieved. This would enable a work around
> solution to my problem.
> Thank you
> Naveen Kumar

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