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From Mikhail Khludnev <>
Subject Re: Block Join Score & Highlighting
Date Thu, 01 May 2014 14:18:19 GMT

Score support is addressed at
 Highlighting is another story. be aware of it might somehow useful for your

On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 11:32 AM, StrW_dev <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying out block joins for my index at the moment as I have many
> documents that are mainly variations of the same search content. In my case
> denormalization is not an option, so I am using nested documents.
> The structure looks like this:
> <doc>
>     content
>     <doc>
>     filter
>     boost
>     required info
>     </doc>
> <doc>
> I search within the parent document and filter on the child documents. I
> get
> the correct documents this way, but I have issues with scoring and
> highlighting.
> I am currently searching on the parent document and returning the child
> document, as they hold specific information I require. I use the boost
> field
> of the child to boost the score of the documents individually.
> 1. I want the highlighting snippet from the parent document, but the
> snippets returned are empty as they are based on the childs.
> 2. I also want to use the score from the parent document search together
> with the child boost, but now I only get the score from filtering the child
> nodes (which is 0).
> I also tried it the other way around; returning the parent node and only
> filtering on the child node, but in that case I can't boost on the specific
> child or return the information within that child that I need.
> Are there options to work around these issues? Or are they just not
> supported at the moment?
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Sincerely yours
Mikhail Khludnev
Principal Engineer,
Grid Dynamics


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