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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Webhelp search trims certain letters from searchterms?

Hi Peter,
For your immediate needs you can turn off stemming by changing the 
webhelp.indexer.language property to some unsupported language:


That way you won't get stemming, but you won't be affected by this bug.

It looks to me like the client-side stemmer is stemming nucleus but the 
indexer is not:

With a test, in index-2.js, I see:


Certainly something we'll investigate.


On 03/09/2011 10:17 AM, Peter Desjardins wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 6:56 AM, Kasun Gajasinghe
> <kasun.gajasinghe@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Does it return false results for 'nucleu' when searched for 'nucleus'? We
>> tested the search with stemming, and it worked as expected except some few
>> glitches which is ignorable compared to the power it adds!
> I have a document that includes the term "nucleus" many times. If I
> enter the term "nucleus" in the search field, the result is:
>    Your search returned no results for nucleu
> Is there a way to adjust the stemmer so that it will ignore specific
> words like "nucleus?" This word is extremely important in my case. I'm
> sure there are others.
> Thanks.
> Peter
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