Re: [htdig] [htsearch] Wildcards


Subject: Re: [htdig] [htsearch] Wildcards
From: Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 06 2000 - 08:52:52 PST


On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Hahnen, Holger wrote:

> Ive got a simple question (I think so !). Is it possible to use
> wildcards whith htsearch ?
> Can is search for foerder* and find foerderer foerdereinrichtung etc. ?

Yes and no. As you've used it, yes--you can do a prefix search. See
<http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#search_algorithm>

You can also do full substring searches, but you cannot currently do
things like foer*er.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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