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We find ONLY complete Words! [message #894] Mon, 16 September 2019 10:07 Go to next message
Thilo Jantz
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Registered: September 2019
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Hello Community!

Is it possible to change a foxtrot-setting to find parts of words, too?

F.e.: If we search "*new contract*" then whe *don't find* "*new*est
*contract*s".

Thanks a lot for your feedback!

Thilo
Re: We find ONLY complete Words! [message #895 is a reply to message #894] Mon, 16 September 2019 17:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
FoxTrot Engineering
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Registered: April 2020
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Thilo Jantz wrote:
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> Is it possible to change a foxtrot-setting to find parts of words, too?
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No, there is no setting to do this systematically; but you can explicitly
use the * wildcard when needed:
[new* contract*] will also find [newest contracts].


Jérôme - FoxTrot Engineering
Re: We find ONLY complete Words! [message #896 is a reply to message #894] Tue, 17 September 2019 10:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Thilo Jantz
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Registered: September 2019
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Thanks a lot. That's a helpful advice!

Pershaps foxtrot team thinks about this topic additional … ;-)


On Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:07:57 AM UTC+2, Thilo Jantz wrote:
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> Hello Community!
>
> Is it possible to change a foxtrot-setting to find parts of words, too?
>
> F.e.: If we search "*new contract*" then whe *don't find* "*new*est
> *contract*s".
>
> Thanks a lot for your feedback!
>
> Thilo
>

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Re: We find ONLY complete Words! [message #897 is a reply to message #896] Tue, 17 September 2019 13:50 Go to previous messageGo to next message
CTM info
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Hello Thilo,

We have indeed thought about this in detail and decided on this as a design choice because it has performance and precision advantages to having exact words as default, and wildcards occasionally.

This is one of the distinguishing features that makes FoxTrot what it is !

Regards,

jean michel/ctm qa

> On Sep 17, 2019, at 10:00 AM, Thilo Jantz wrote:
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> Thanks a lot. That's a helpful advice!
>
> Pershaps foxtrot team thinks about this topic additional … ;-)
>
>
> On Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:07:57 AM UTC+2, Thilo Jantz wrote:
> Hello Community!
>
> Is it possible to change a foxtrot-setting to find parts of words, too?
>
> F.e.: If we search "new contract" then whe don't find "newest contracts".
>
> Thanks a lot for your feedback!
>
> Thilo
>
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Re: We find ONLY complete Words! [message #908 is a reply to message #895] Sat, 19 October 2019 18:58 Go to previous message
jonathanalix via foxt
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Use of wildcards such as ??? and * is kind of standard, it's a well-know
and tried and tested method.
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