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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: how to do partial word searches?
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 02:12:59 GMT
copying from Eric Hatcher:

See - Solr currently
does not have leading wildcard support enabled.

There's a pretty extensive recent exchange on this, see the
thread on the user's list titled

"leading and trailing wildcard query"Best

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Joel Nylund <> wrote:

> Hi, I saw some older postings on this, but didnt see a resolution.
> I have a field called title, I would like to be able to find partial word
> matches within the title.
> For example:
> http://localhost:8983/solr/select?q=textTitle:%22*sulli*%22
> I would expect it to find:
> <str name="textTitle">the daily dish | by andrew sullivan</str>
> but it doesnt, it does find sully (which is fine with me also as a bonus),
> but doesnt seem to get any of the partial word stuff. Oddly enough before I
> lowercased the title, the wildcard matching seemed to work a bit better, it
> just didnt deal with the case sensitive query.
> At first I had mixed case titles and I read that the wildcard doesn't work
> with mixed case, so I created another field that is a lowered version of the
> title called "textTitle", it is of type text.
> Is it possible with solr to achieve what I am trying to do, if so how? If
> not, anything closer than what I have?
> thanks
> Joel

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