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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Combination of BooleanQuery and PhraseQuery
Date Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:12:11 GMT
Try combining into multiple clauses… (with q.op=OR)

   “some phrase”~9999  OR (some phrase) 

That would boost docs with with proximity, but still allow matches for docs that don’t contain
all terms.


> On Aug 15, 2016, at 4:02 AM, Erel Uziel <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any query similar to BooleanQuery with SHOULD semantics that prefer
> documents where the terms are close to each other?
> I currently use a PhraseQuery with large slop for this. However this only
> works if all the terms are in the document.
> Best regards, 
> Erel Uziel

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