Understanding Prefix Search and Keyword Exclusion
TLDR Dima raised a question about prefix search and keyword exclusion. Jason highlighted that prefix search occurs on the last non-excluded keyword, which is expected.
Aug 23, 2023 (1 month ago)
first -second🤔 . I’m not sure if it is expected behaviour
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Understanding Query Prefixes in Database Searches
Davide asked for a simple explanation on how query prefixes work in database searches. Kishore Nallan clarified how prefix=true and prefix=false influence the search results.
Issue with Typo Correction/Prefix Search and the Role of max_candidates
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Adjusting Text Match Score Calculation in TypeSense
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