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Re: [swish-e] faceted search feature in Swish3

From: Thomas den Braber <thomas(at)>
Date: Mon Oct 12 2009 - 18:07:35 GMT

Great, just what I am looking for !
Is there also an option to limit to the x most popululair values? 

If you look on the photo site from you have something like
that, it shows all popular properties found in the search results and I
would love to have that in my application.

Thomas den Braber

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Karman <>
To: Swish-e Users Discussion List <>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 12:07:20 -0500
Subject: [swish-e] faceted search feature in Swish3

> I have added an experimental --Facets feature to the swish_xapian 
> command. This is to support the idea of faceted search. The idea is
> that 
> you can pass a list of PropertyNames at search time for which you'd
> like 
> to see unique value counts.
> Example:
>   swish_xapian --Facets 'color' --query foo
> would give you the normal search results plus a list of all the unique 
> 'color' PropertyName values with their counts.
> -- 
> Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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