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From "Hiller, Dean x66079" <>
Subject RE: question about wildcards
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 17:43:01 GMT
I wonder if you would be better off creating a second index with the words reversed.....depends
on your application profile I guess and what you want, but an additional index may not be
too bad in some cases to speed up the search.


-----Original Message-----
From: G.Long [] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:43 AM
Subject: Re: question about wildcards

Thank you for the tip :)

I'll try it.


Le 21/06/2011 17:38, Ian Lea a écrit :
> See the javadocs for QueryParser.setAllowLeadingWildcard(boolean
> allowLeadingWildcard).  And from the FAQ, see
> Be sure to heed the warnings about performance.
> --
> Ian.
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 4:27 PM, G.Long<>  wrote:
>> Hi :)
>> I've got the following text indexed with simpleAnalyzer :
>> "security is a real problem."
>> If I try to search for secu*, it will find the document. But if I try to
>> search for curi*, there are no results.
>> I raed that it's not possible to add a * wildcard at the begining of the
>> query so what should I do to handle this type of query where the user write
>> just a part of the word (which is in the middle of the word) ?
>> Thank you :)

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