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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: Help with Search Java Code set up
Date Wed, 26 Oct 2005 17:01:33 GMT
Hi Kevin,
Your description is rather generic... could you be more specific why you
couldn't just create a BooleanQuery that searches across the searchable and
keyword fields at the same time?

Now hiring --

On 10/26/05, Kevin L. Cobb <> wrote:
> I've been using Lucene happily for a couple of years now. But, this new
> search functionality I'm trying to add is somewhat different that what
> I'm used to doing. Would help if the smart folks on this list would
> drive me in the right direction.
> I have several "searchable" fields and one keyword field in my index. I
> usually work with EITHER the keyword or the searchable (non-keyword)
> fields at a time, but this time I want to deal with them together. I
> need to be able to do a term search in the "searchable" fields but at
> the same time apply another term to the keyword field.
> At this point, I'm thinking that I'll need to do two distinct searches,
> one using the search term in what I'm calling my searchable fields, and
> the other using the other term in the keyword field. Then join the two
> HIT lists together.
> Looking for some advice.
> Thanks,
> Kevin

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