Forum: Ferret highlighting from multiple indexes

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F7ea1cdafb2334edc04598a60188a37a?d=identicon&s=25 Jeff Mallatt (Guest)
on 2007-07-19 22:31
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Hi.

I'm searching multiple indexes by passing an array of paths to
Index::IndexReader.new().  I get several hits back, and can determine
the document id of each.

Now I want to fetch highlighted excerpts from a field in one of the
matched documents.  The problem I'm having is that Index::IndexReader
doesn't have a highlight() method.  And, while Index::Index does have
a highlight() method, its new() method doesn't allow for an array of
paths.

What am I missing, here?

Thanks in advance.
C9dd93aa135988cabf9183d3210665ca?d=identicon&s=25 Jens Kraemer (Guest)
on 2007-07-20 10:31
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On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 03:30:17PM -0400, Jeff Mallatt wrote:
>
> What am I missing, here?

The Searcher class :-)
Create a searcher from your IndexReader and use it's highlight method.


Cheers,
Jens


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