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From "Wilton, Reece" <>
Subject RE: Exact Match
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 16:48:36 GMT
If I use an untokenized field, would "fox" match this as well?  I need
to support both exact match searches and searches where one word exists
in the field.

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Cutting [] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 9:44 AM
To: Lucene Users List
Subject: Re: Exact Match

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
> fox" I only get the last one returned.  I can do this in my own code
> 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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