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From "Eder" <>
Subject Re: How to create fields from a txt file for Lucene indexing?
Date Fri, 27 Oct 2006 23:59:29 GMT

Hi, Grant

Sorry for writing for ya... I'm a newbie in Lucene using. Could you give me 
a practical example for parsing a file? I tried to comprehend the luceneweb 
demo, but it's very complicated..

I'd thank ya a lot!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Grant Ingersoll" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: How to create fields from a txt file for Lucene indexing?

You need to read in the file and parse it according to your business
rules (just like you would read in any file in your system) and then
create the appropriate Fields.

On Oct 26, 2006, at 11:56 PM, Eder wrote:

> Hi all
> I'd like to create fields based in a txt.file, like the foollowing 
> example:
> File1.txt
> Author: Eder
> Description: Indexing txt files in Lucene Tutorial
> Category: Software Development
> File2.txt
> Author: Cecilia
> Title: Preventioning Fever
> Category: Health y Wellness
> So, I'd like to create the fields "Author", "Description", "Title"  and 
> "Category" by reading the files. If I got the texts, I would do  something 
> like:
> Document doc = new Document( );
> doc.add(New field("Author","Eder"));
> But this info is in txt files, so how can I read the file and get  the 
> data?
> Great Hugh,
> Eder Rebou├žas dos Santos
> Salvador / BA - Brasil

Grant Ingersoll
Sr. Software Engineer
Center for Natural Language Processing
Syracuse University
335 Hinds Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244

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