[Zope] ZCatalog and phrase searching

Chris McDonough chrism@zope.com
13 Mar 2003 14:23:19 -0500

If you use ZCTextIndex, I believe that surrounding a phrase in quotes
will do the kind of phrase searching you're looking for.  I don't think
plain old TextIndex will, though.

- C

On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 14:18, Chris Humphries wrote:
> hello all,
> 	question is about how exactly zcatalog does phrase
>   searching. from going thru the source, i am having a heck
>   of a time trying to find where it actually does something
>   with the search string (so i can tell how it uses it to
>   search).
> 	the problem is that there is a requirement to be able
>   to search for "string exactly like this", and we are using
>   zcatalog to search over our zope content objects. now from
>   how it is now, i am uncertian that if 1) zcatalog can do that
>   and 2) if it can, how?. it seems to search for "string" AND
>   "exactly" AND "like" AND "this" when that is not the desired
>   behavior. we want it to be 4 words treated as one entity to
>   search on, and not 4 seperate entities.
> 	if i have communicated well enough across, can you tell
>   me if this is possible with zcatalog, and if so how do i do
>   it?
> thanks,
> chris
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