Phrase Search Examples

The word fresh stems to fresh, and the word lovely stems to love. The following words also stem to fresh and love.

TIP:

To determine the stem of a word, use the TermGetInfo action. To determine the words to which a stem expands, use the TermExpand action.

FRESH FRESHEST FRESHLY
FRESHES FRESHING FRESHNESS
LOVE LOVELY LOVING
LOVED LOVES LOVINGLY
LOVELIES LOVEST LOVINGS

Example 1 (Conceptual)

action=Query&Text=fresh and Lovely

HPE IDOL Server matches this query conceptually in all configurations, because the phrase is not in quotation marks and none of its words are prefixed with a tilde (~).

HPE IDOL Server first finds documents that contain both words that have the same stem as fresh and words that have the same stem as lovely (ignoring their case), and then documents that contain either words that have the same stem as fresh or words that have the same stem as lovely (ignoring their case).

Example matching words Example nonmatching words   Example matching words Example nonmatching words
fresh fresher   lovely lover
freshness freshman   love lovelorn
freshly freshwater   loved loveless
freshest     loving  

Example 2 (Conceptual or Exact)

action=Query&Text="fresh and Lovely"

Example 3 (Conceptual or Exact)

action=Query&Text="fresh and ~Lovely"

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