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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Using '*' wildcard in phrase searches
Date Mon, 05 Jul 2004 11:16:03 GMT
On Jul 5, 2004, at 5:06 AM, Albert Vila wrote:
> I wanna use the * in the middle of a phrase search like "java j2*". 
> Anyone knows how can i achieve that?

This is not possible with QueryParser, currently.

But through the API, you could (and it would take a little bit of code 
- see Lucene's test cases for more details) use a PhrasePrefixQuery to 
do this - it boils down to you manually expanding all the terms for 


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