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From Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Searching using a PDF
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 19:30:43 GMT
Not that I know of, you'll probably have to handle this before it hits Solr.

Best
Erick

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 3:10 PM, Brian Lamb
<brian.lamb@journalexperts.com> wrote:
> I mean instead of typing http://localhost:8983/?q=mysearch, I would send a
> PDF file with the contents of "mysearch" and search based on that. I am
> leaning toward handling this before it hits solr however.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Brian Lamb
>
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I'm not quite sure what you mean by "regular search". When
>> you index a PDF (Presumably through Tika or Solr Cell) the text
>> is indexed into your index and you can certainly search that. Additionally,
>> there may be meta data indexed in specific fields (e.g. author,
>> date modified, etc).
>>
>> But what does "search based on a PDF file" mean in your context?
>>
>> Best
>> Erick
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 3:41 PM, Brian Lamb
>> <brian.lamb@journalexperts.com> wrote:
>> > Is it possible to do a search based on a PDF file? I know its possible to
>> > update the index with a PDF but can you do just a regular search with it?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Brian Lamb
>> >
>>
>

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