Re: [htdig] prefix_match_character (*) used

Subject: Re: [htdig] prefix_match_character (*) used
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 08:23:16 PDT

According to Huby, Patrick:
> When the prefix_match_character (* by default) is used for searching, the
> corresponding matched words returned are not highlighted in the search
> results page. Would it be possible to get this feature ? (complete matched
> words highlighted)
> We are using HTDIG 3.1.5.

It should be doing this by default. What is your search_algorithms
attribute set to? Do you get a heading like the following at the
start of your search results, showing the expanded list of fuzzy
matches? E.g.:

   Search results for '(exer* or exercice or exercise or exercised or exert or exerted or exerting or exerts)'

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
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