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From Karl Wettin <>
Subject Re: Indexing and Searching from within a single Document
Date Mon, 07 Apr 2008 19:19:51 GMT
You want to break down your book in mutiple documents, perhaps one per 
paragraph or so?

I hope this helps.


syedfa skrev:
> Dear Fellow Java/Lucene developers:
> I am writing an application where a user is able to search for keywords from
> within a single book.  When the user conducts a search, he/she should
> receive a set of results that show the sentence/phrase within the book where
> the keyword is found.  Unfortunately, all of the examples that I have for
> searching using Lucene discuss the concept of searching multiple documents,
> instead of within a single document.  I have written an application that
> creates an index of this book, but I now want to search it.  In the result
> set, I would like the keyword(s) to be highlighted using Lucene's
> HighLighter feature.  Once the user clicks on the hit from the result set
> list that they are looking for, the application should take them directly
> within to that section of the book where that keyword is found.  The book
> that I have indexed is in xml format.
> My question is, how would I write an application that allows me to search a
> single document, and present a set of results to the user that list portions
> of text from the book that contains the user's keyword, instead of
> presenting a list of document titles where that keyword is found?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks to all who reply.
> Sincerely;
> Fayyaz

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