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Re: how to get document summaries?

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed Jan 15 2003 - 05:30:59 GMT
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, John Almberg wrote:

> I've actually got swish running on another machine (works great!), so 
> have another question . . .
> How do I get document summaries returned with searches? That is, the 
> search words returned in context. I see this listed in the list of 
> features and on the demonstration site, but can't figure out how to do 
> it. I've tried the -x directive, but that doesn't seem to do it . . . Is 
> this actually a swish feature, or are the demo sites using some other 
> method to display this info?

It's a feature of the swish.cgi script (and associated modules).

You have to store the description (typically with the StoreDescription
directive) when indexing.

Here's a summary of setting it up:

Bill Moseley
Received on Wed Jan 15 05:31:09 2003