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Understanding Typesense Facets Search Functionality

TLDR Luke asked about facets search. Kishore Nallan explained that Typesense supports type ahead/interactive searching. Bruno figured out they mistook partial word search for within words search.

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Jul 29, 2021 (30 months ago)
Luke
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Luke
02:44 PM
only prefix?
Kishore Nallan
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Kishore Nallan
03:03 PM
Yes, only prefix, because that's what is most suited for type ahead / interactive searching that Typesense is built for.
Bruno
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Bruno
03:27 PM
That's odd, because I have an example working that searches words/text in the middle of strings. They're facets, not regular fields, though.
03:28
Bruno
03:28 PM
Kishore Nallan
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Kishore Nallan
03:28 PM
Word within other words is fine.
Bruno
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Bruno
03:29 PM
Oh, parts of words. Understood, sorry.
Kishore Nallan
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Kishore Nallan
03:29 PM
No worries 🙂