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From Király Péter <>
Subject Re: date slider
Date Mon, 17 May 2010 09:09:07 GMT
Maybe you would like something like this:

lowest value: 
highest value: 

Hope this helps,

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "gwk" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 11:04 AM
Subject: Re: date slider

> Hi,
> I'm not sure if this applies to your use case but when I was building our 
> faceted search (see at first I 
> wanted to do the same, retrieve the minimum and maximum values but when I 
> did the few values that were a lot higher than the others made it almost 
> impossible to select a reasonable range. That's why I switched to a fixed 
> range of reasonable values with the last option being "anything higher". 
> This way the resultset is spread out pretty evenly over the length of the 
> slider. If the values over which you want to do range selection don't vary 
> a lot I think this is the best option, otherwise I guess you'll have to 
> use another solution. Maybe if the values do change a lot but not very 
> often you could generate new fixed range values after updating Solr. If 
> you think something like what I've made is useful to you, I'll be happy to 
> answer any questions about how I implemented this.
> Regards,
> gwk
> On 5/16/2010 10:07 PM, Lukas Kahwe Smith wrote:
>> On 16.05.2010, at 21:01, Ahmet Arslan <> wrote:
>>>> can give you
>>>> min and max values.
>>> Sorry my bad, I just tested StatsComponent with tdate field. And it is 
>>> not working for date typed fields. Wiki says it is for numeric fields.
>> ok thx for checking. is my use case really so unusual? i guess i could 
>> store a unix timestamp or i just do a fixed range.
>> hmm if i use facets with a really large gap will it always give me at 
>> least the min and max maybe? will try it out when i get home.
>> regards
>> Lukas

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