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  • Hello all, Is there any news regarding the thread safety of lucene 1.2Rc5? The Faq still documents that in 2001 there were problems. Thanks Ewout -- Ewout Prangsma, Directeur Daisy Software ...
    Ewout PrangsmaEwout Prangsma
    May 22, 2002 at 8:05 am
    Jun 21, 2002 at 8:24 pm
  • Well, this seems to be a very popular request... In fact I need something like that also. Unfortunately, there seems to be no authoritative answer as far as converting pdf files to text in a pure ...
    Petite_abeillePetite_abeille
    May 1, 2002 at 7:14 am
    May 8, 2002 at 5:34 pm
  • I've seen a few entries concerning this, so here's my two cents, in the index I'm creating we have fairly large XML files with multiple equiv fieldnames, for example if the XML file represents book ...
    Nader S. HeneinNader S. Henein
    May 19, 2002 at 6:30 am
    Jun 29, 2002 at 8:28 am
  • I have set up the project PDF4J on SourceForge (http://pdf4j.sourceforge.net). At this point we are simply gathering requirements--we are not yet ready to start writing code. Supporting the needs of ...
    W. Eliot KimberW. Eliot Kimber
    May 6, 2002 at 5:57 pm
    May 23, 2002 at 2:09 pm
  • I'm thinking of using Lucene as a general purpose tool in my toolbox, and therefore use it in non-java-only-environments. For instance, I would like to use the search capabilities in one of my ...
    Christian UbbesenChristian Ubbesen
    May 31, 2002 at 9:00 pm
    Jun 1, 2002 at 7:47 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to build a search engine which search in MS Word, excel, ppt and adobe pdf. I am not sure whether i can use Lucene for this or not. pl. help me out in this regard. Regards, ...
    Rama KrishnaRama Krishna
    May 29, 2002 at 9:47 am
    May 30, 2002 at 8:59 pm
  • We are developing application that indexes email using Lucene. To index document we use the message id field of the email as the primary key. The message id field looks like: ...
    Victor HadiantoVictor Hadianto
    May 23, 2002 at 4:48 am
    May 28, 2002 at 5:27 am
  • Hi, i have few questions regarding the Filter class. Why this is not an interface ? Why there is not method to get the field on which the filter is used to restrict the search ? Thanks in advance ...
    Christian MeunierChristian Meunier
    May 23, 2002 at 12:48 am
    May 24, 2002 at 2:18 pm
  • I was just wondering if there's a way to get the number of documents indexed in a lucene index without running any java code? For example, is there some human-readable information that can be found ...
    Robert A. DeckerRobert A. Decker
    May 8, 2002 at 11:32 pm
    May 10, 2002 at 4:01 pm
  • I'm using the new Lucene 1.5 release and I remember a message in the lucene-user mailing list that talked about a wildcard issue that if you search something like this: <resloc CCsa</resloc using the ...
    Nader S. HeneinNader S. Henein
    May 28, 2002 at 6:21 am
    May 29, 2002 at 2:35 pm
  • I've just recently recoded my entire website and search engine to use Tomcat 4.0.3, Velocity, MySQL and Lucene 1.2-rc4. I have been using MySQL and servlets for a few years now. However, I only ...
    James RozeeJames Rozee
    May 2, 2002 at 8:03 pm
    May 3, 2002 at 5:34 pm
  • Hi, is it somehow possible to simple search all indexed fields, without explicitly naming them in parse()? Or is there a method to get all fields ever indexed? Thanks Christoph -- To unsubscribe, ...
    Christoph KiehlChristoph Kiehl
    May 1, 2002 at 12:21 pm
    May 1, 2002 at 3:25 pm
  • I added a segment using IndexWriter.addDocument. Then I called IndexWriter.optimize (IndexWriter.close works too) to generate index files to do a search. Then I added another segment using ...
    Hyong KoHyong Ko
    May 30, 2002 at 5:53 pm
    May 31, 2002 at 8:58 am
  • Hello, I posted this earlier in the Dev list as there is no answer there I posted again hoping that someone might know here :D I am using lucene in an EJB environment. I have a message driven bean ...
    Victor HadiantoVictor Hadianto
    May 22, 2002 at 11:42 pm
    May 23, 2002 at 10:55 pm
  • Hi, I've been looking at the query parser source code and have come to a loose end. I'm attempting to modify the query parser so that all terms default to required. Please can someone advise how to ...
    Richard TaylorRichard Taylor
    May 21, 2002 at 12:25 pm
    May 23, 2002 at 7:14 am
  • Can I use lucene to search greater than / less than a value in the field? I have a field in the document that function as a score. I would need to be able to search the index + the option having to ...
    Victor HadiantoVictor Hadianto
    May 22, 2002 at 1:01 am
    May 22, 2002 at 4:25 pm
  • I'm indexing 900+ files (less than 1,000) that total about 15MB in size. These are text files and HTML files. I only index them into a few fields (title, content, filename). My index (specifically ...
    Erik HatcherErik Hatcher
    May 20, 2002 at 11:16 pm
    May 21, 2002 at 1:03 pm
  • Hello, This is slightly off-topic but does anyone know of a good freeware summarization tool i.e something that generates an abstract out of a text? Thanks. -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional ...
    Nikhil G. DaddikarNikhil G. Daddikar
    May 14, 2002 at 8:57 am
    May 14, 2002 at 10:06 pm
  • Hi Otis, On both the indexing side and creation of the query parser, I'm using the StandardAnalyzer class. Seems like it would be symmetrical w/r to case sensitivity, but it's apparently not related ...
    Landon CoxLandon Cox
    May 9, 2002 at 6:28 pm
    May 9, 2002 at 9:22 pm
  • I think that it would be really useful if users can post performance benchmarks for usage of Lucene in their app. I know its been done informally on an ad hoc basis by various people in the past, but ...
    Kelvin TanKelvin Tan
    May 3, 2002 at 6:44 am
    May 4, 2002 at 9:01 am
  • Hello- I am using org.apache.lucene.index.IndexWriter.addIndexes(Directory[] dirs) to merge several indices into one. The resulting index appears to work fine, but afterward the original indices seem ...
    Lex LawrenceLex Lawrence
    May 23, 2002 at 11:30 am
    May 28, 2002 at 3:27 pm
  • Anyone, I am trying to evaluate Lucene for use in our company. I tried the simple test below. Before it finished creating the index, I got the exception exception below. Examining the directory where ...
    James RicciJames Ricci
    May 23, 2002 at 7:06 pm
    May 26, 2002 at 4:51 am
  • Left wildcards seem to work if you explicitly use a WildcardQuery e.g. Term t = new Term("id", "*ucene"); Query query = new WildcardQuery(t); but if use QueryParser with an analyzer e.g. Analyzer ...
    Ian LeaIan Lea
    May 24, 2002 at 3:00 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 3:19 pm
  • Can anyone give me some guidance on the following issue? I'm using Lucene to provide search facilities over fixed sets of HTML documentation. As part of our build process, each night the HTML ...
    Stephen GaskellStephen Gaskell
    May 22, 2002 at 10:20 am
    May 22, 2002 at 1:32 pm
  • i need to search non-english text and it is written using Cp1252 encoding. there are some fields i need to store using that encoding. i am able to store them but some chars specific to 1252 are lost. ...
    Dario NovakovicDario Novakovic
    May 18, 2002 at 10:15 pm
    May 21, 2002 at 1:10 pm
  • I have updated the demo Lucene XML indexing package at <http://www.isogen.com/papers/lucene_xml_indexing.zip . This new release includes code improvements from Brandon Jockman and some slightly ...
    W. Eliot KimberW. Eliot Kimber
    May 15, 2002 at 8:23 pm
    May 16, 2002 at 2:09 pm
  • Hi, Does anyone know how to make up the query for multiple fields search on XML files in the sample provided by isogen? Does it support? I would like to get all the results which contain the value of ...
    Fanny YeungFanny Yeung
    May 13, 2002 at 12:49 pm
    May 13, 2002 at 3:46 pm
  • Is there any way to restrict the number of hits returned by a query? I would like to have the functionality of getting only the X last documents which respect to a given query condition. I've seen ...
    HelribHelrib
    May 10, 2002 at 4:41 pm
    May 13, 2002 at 3:03 am
  • Dude, Landon- How are you doing? To the novice question I have what might be a novice answer... but hope it helps. I don't think that the "Lucene documents" you create and add to the index need to ...
    Alexander BelskisAlexander Belskis
    May 6, 2002 at 8:43 am
    May 8, 2002 at 3:27 pm
  • Hi All, Has any one used websearch.. If so can you please help me..... I am trying to use the demo files.. When I do the index the demo site I am getting the following message and when I try the ...
    Moturu,PraveenMoturu,Praveen
    May 6, 2002 at 4:16 pm
    May 7, 2002 at 11:17 am
  • Hi All, Do you know some book about Lucene ? Thanks, William. MSN Photos is the easiest way to share and print your photos: http://photos.msn.com/support/worldwide.aspx -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For ...
    William WWilliam W
    May 3, 2002 at 12:57 pm
    May 4, 2002 at 10:48 pm
  • Do I have to reindex everything when I restart Lucene? Thanks. Join the world’s largest e-mail service with MSN Hotmail. http://www.hotmail.com -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, ...
    Hyong KoHyong Ko
    May 30, 2002 at 10:33 pm
    May 31, 2002 at 8:48 am
  • For those of you who have worked with the BitSet concept to use lucene in searching within a subset, just to make sure that I got this right, if I have 100 000 documents to search, my Bit Vector will ...
    Nader S. HeneinNader S. Henein
    May 13, 2002 at 3:11 pm
    May 14, 2002 at 8:46 am
  • Hey folks, I just tried to look something up in the list archives... and found that I couldn't find the list archives. The old geocrawler archives appear to only have the old sourceforge list ...
    Steven J. OwensSteven J. Owens
    May 8, 2002 at 5:21 am
    May 8, 2002 at 7:08 am
  • PA, index. You are probably past this point by now, but since I didn't see anyone pick up on this, I wanted to respond. "Less then a hundred" is definetely too many files for a Lucene index, unless ...
    Dmitry SerebrennikovDmitry Serebrennikov
    May 1, 2002 at 8:13 pm
    May 7, 2002 at 5:35 pm
  • Does anyone know exactlty why when searching for a term the engine is much slower on the first search of a term, than on subsequent searchs of the same term? Thanks Join 18 million Eudora users by ...
    A personA person
    May 1, 2002 at 5:04 pm
    May 1, 2002 at 10:02 pm
  • Hi, Has anyone used the Range Search built into the queryParser to search by date? For example, something like April 1, 2002 - 0czi1cego April 10, 2002 - 0czuu5woo Then do a search using like ...
    Peter CarlsonPeter Carlson
    May 30, 2002 at 12:38 am
    May 30, 2002 at 5:56 am
  • How about if you search for "resloc:ccsa*" i.e. all lower case? If using QueryParser.parse() with a standard analyzer the search term does not get converted to lower case if it contains a trailing ...
    Ian LeaIan Lea
    May 28, 2002 at 10:01 am
    May 28, 2002 at 11:56 am
  • Hello, under http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene/docs/queryparsersyntax.html is to be read : +++ As an example, let's assume a Lucene index contains two fields, title and text and text is the default ...
    Arpad KATONAArpad KATONA
    May 27, 2002 at 11:46 am
    May 27, 2002 at 1:07 pm
  • Are there are known problems with indexes over very small numbers of files? I have a program which works fine when it is indexing plenty of documents, but when it only indexes 10 or so, all that gets ...
    David ElworthyDavid Elworthy
    May 23, 2002 at 9:07 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 6:52 pm
  • I'm wondering if someone can speak to the normal behavior of lucene when it is merging multiple indexes together. Is it true when merging multiple FSDirectories together, you should start seeing ...
    Armbrust, Daniel C.Armbrust, Daniel C.
    May 24, 2002 at 2:31 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 2:50 pm
  • Well it's me again :D I have a funny feeling that this might not be recommended to do in Lucene. Basically what I'm doing is search the index and for each document I need to do an update of the ...
    Victor HadiantoVictor Hadianto
    May 23, 2002 at 8:47 am
    May 23, 2002 at 4:48 pm
  • Hello all Lucene users, Lucene Release 1.2-RC5 was released last week. We are hoping that this (or some minor fix of this) will be the final release for Lucene 1.2. Please test this release out and ...
    Peter CarlsonPeter Carlson
    May 22, 2002 at 5:00 am
    May 22, 2002 at 5:08 am
  • Hi, Does Lucene allow Document with more than one Field of the same name but different values? I'm wondering about this because I'm trying to implement hierarchical search as suggested by the FAQ, ...
    Herman ChenHerman Chen
    May 20, 2002 at 10:01 am
    May 20, 2002 at 10:06 am
  • Hi- If the field is tokenized and indexed, can I still search that field? My code looks like this: theDocument = new Document(); if ( 0 != textString.length() ) { textField = Field.UnStored( ...
    Jason MawdsleyJason Mawdsley
    May 13, 2002 at 6:57 pm
    May 13, 2002 at 7:54 pm
  • Hello, Regarding the post [1] Peter Carlson made to the Lucene users mailing list on the 30 April about sorting by fields, primarily date. I was wondering if a Lucene release with this feature was ...
    Jonathan FergusonJonathan Ferguson
    May 13, 2002 at 1:13 pm
    May 13, 2002 at 2:39 pm
  • I´m starting a new project using lucene where all forms filled by users are indexed and I ´m wondering about the possibility of concurrency problems... Have someone got concurrency problems using ...
    Flavio ArrudaFlavio Arruda
    May 7, 2002 at 3:15 pm
    May 8, 2002 at 5:13 am
  • Hi All, Has any used indexing or searching JSP Pages using Lucene.. From My Side I was successful in indexing and searching text files and Html files only. Thanks for your help -- To unsubscribe, ...
    Moturu,PraveenMoturu,Praveen
    May 6, 2002 at 4:19 pm
    May 6, 2002 at 5:28 pm
  • Hi all, Is there a way to found out the number of times a word is found in the query? For example if I search for: Java Programmers Not only I want to retrieve the list of documents that matches, I ...
    Victor HadiantoVictor Hadianto
    May 3, 2002 at 4:08 am
    May 3, 2002 at 8:32 am
  • I am looking for a way to make our web site researchable. I have heard a lot about Lucene, when I visited Jakarta site there is not much document there. I know Lucene build index in file system. But ...
    Jj FuJj Fu
    May 2, 2002 at 8:37 pm
    May 2, 2002 at 8:44 pm
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