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From manjula wijewickrema <manjul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: MaxFieldLength
Date Tue, 13 Jul 2010 04:47:19 GMT
Ok Erick, answer is there. If there is no any document exceeds the default
maxfieldlength, then no any document will be truncated although we increase
the no. of documents in the index. A'm I correct? Thanx for your commitment.

Manjula.

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 3:57 AM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm not sure I understand your question. The number of documents
> has no bearing on the field length of each, which is what the
> max field length is all about. You can change the value here
> by calling Indexwriter.setMaxFieldLength to something shorter
> than the default.
>
> So no, if no document exceeds the default (Terms, not characters),
> no document will be truncated.
>
> The 10,000 limit also has no bearing on how much space indexing
> a document takes as long as there are fewer then 10,000 terms. That
> is, a document with 5,000 terms will take up just as much space
> with any MaxfieldLength > 5,000.
>
> HTH
> Erick
>
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 4:00 AM, manjula wijewickrema
> <manjula53@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have seen that, onece the field length of a document goes over a
> certain
> > limit (
> >
> >
> http://lucene.apache.org/java/2_9_3/api/all/org/apache/lucene/index/IndexWriter.html#DEFAULT_MAX_FIELD_LENGTH
> > gives
> > it as 10,000 terms-default) Lucene truncates those documents. Is there
> any
> > possibility to truncate documents, if we increase the number of indexed
> > documents (assume, there are no any individual documents which exceed the
> > default MaxFieldLength of Lucene)?
> >
> > Thanx
> > Manjula.
> >
>

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