If I remember correctly, partial searching was implemented against text
indexes. I have no idea how to use it, however, as AFAIK it was never
documented. Maybe someone else can help?
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> Subject: [Zope] substring search on zcatalog textindex
> Hi people,
> Got a slight problem.
> I've got a zcatalog with a heap of names in it, and I want to
> be able to
> search for and find a name, given I only know part of the name.
> I did have it going through the entire catalog and by using
> the substring
> function, had it only display a result if there was a match,
> otherwise it
> didn't display anything. This was ok until the catalog grew bigger.
> As it is displaying the results in batches of 20, if there is
> no match until
> say the 300th element in the index, then it will display a
> page with only the
> "previous 20 results" and "next 20 results" links, and
> nothing inbetween
> them, and by following the "next" link, you have to go
> through 15 such pages
> before you get to the actual matches.
> So the question is, does anyone know of a simple way to get
> the zcatalog to
> also find substring matches on a textindex?
> Peter Armstrong
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