Issues and Workarounds for Typesense's Typo Tolerance Feature
TLDR John found unexpected results with Typesense's typo tolerance feature. Jason explained it is the feature's design and suggested a workaround that could potentially yield more results than desired.
Aug 24, 2023 (1 month ago)
If you search and reach the
typo_tokens_thresholdand subsequently apply a filter, you may get many more results than you had before you applied the filter. See this pastebin for an example.
What are your thoughts around this? Is there some good workaround?
typo_tokens_thresholdto a large number to pull up the same typo corrected results for the non-filtered use-case as well
Aug 29, 2023 (1 month ago)
typo_tokens_thresholdto a large number?
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Adjusting Typo Tolerance in Search Results
Sean asked how to reduce irrelevant search results. Jason explained how to adjust the typo tolerance feature. Kishore Nallan elaborated on upcoming changes, to which Arthur requested further tunability. Kishore Nallan confirmed such configuration will be available.
Querying Typo Tolerance Activation for Results
John inquired about determining if typo tolerance was applied to search results. Dima provided a related issue link.
Resolving Typesense Search Issues
Conversation started by Maximilian about Typesense search behavior led to Users Kishore Nallan and Mike discussing and suggesting workaround, with Kishore Nallan promising an official solution soon. No final confirmation of resolution provided.