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From Doug Cutting <>
Subject Re: Exact Match
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 16:44:15 GMT
Wilton, Reece wrote:
> Does Lucene support exact matching on a tokenized field?
> So for example... if I add these three phrases to the index:
> - "The quick brown fox"
> - "The quick brown fox jumped"
> - "brown fox"
> I want to be able to do an exact field match so when I search for "brown
> fox" I only get the last one returned.  I can do this in my own code by
> storing the data and then comparing it to the search phrase.  Is that
> the best way of doing this?

Why not just use an untokenized field?  Then just use a TermQuery, 
searching for the term "brown fox".


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