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From gwk <>
Subject Re: Autosuggest on PART of cityname
Date Fri, 20 Aug 2010 15:01:08 GMT
  On 8/19/2010 4:45 PM, PeterKerk wrote:
> I want to have a Google-like autosuggest function on citynames. So when user
> types some characters I want to show cities that match those characters but
> ALSO the amount of locations that are in that city.
> Now with Solr I now have the parameter:
> "&fq=title:Bost"
> But the result doesnt show the city Boston. So the fq parameter now seems to
> be an exact match, where I want it to be a partial match as well, more like
> this in SQL: WHERE title LIKE '<value>%'
> How can I do this?

We do something similar (, our solution is 
quite similar to the one proposed by Markus however we use a separate 
core for the auto-completion data which is updated hourly, this is due 
to the fact you can complete on multiple levels of geography which would 
be quite hard to do with faceting.



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