[Zope] ZCatalog and phrase searching

Chris Humphries chumphries@devis.com
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:44:14 -0500

thanks chrism and aj.

Chris McDonough wrote:
> 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?
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