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From "Chandan Tamrakar" <>
Subject Re: searchhelp
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2004 10:17:49 GMT
For PDF you need to extract a text from pdf files using pdfbox library  and
for word documents u can use apache POI api's . There are messages
posted on the  lucene list related to your queries. About database ,i guess
someone must have done it . :)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Santosh" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 3:58 PM
Subject: searchhelp


I am using lucene search engine for my application.

i am able to search through the text files and htmls as specified by lucene

can you please clarify my doubts

1.can lucene search through pdfs and word documents? if yes then how?

2.can lucene search through database ? if yes then how?



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