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From findbestopensource <>
Subject Re: Simple search question
Date Tue, 02 Nov 2010 14:30:08 GMT
Yes. Correct. It would be good, If User inputs the search string with *.

My Idea is to index two fields separately first name and last name. Provide
two text boxes with first name and last name. Leave the rest to the User.


On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:44 PM, Dirk Reske <> wrote:

> Hello,
> we are quite new to lucene.
> At first we want to create a simple user search for our web application.
> My first thought was to map die 'display name' (= firstname + lastname) to
> a single field (analysed but not stored)
> and to put the database id of the user to a stored, not analysed field (but
> indexed).
> Then the user should have a simple text box, where he should be able to
> write the whole name, parts of the name etc...
> So a search for "jo do" should also return the user "John Doe". How to
> create the query?
> My first solution was to tokenize the string using whitespaces an add an *
> to each word and then concatenate all the words and use the query parser,
> so that the search string would be "jo* do*"...but then I've read, that I
> should not programmaticly construct a string and use the queryparser.
> So what is the right way?
> Greets
> Dirk
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