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  1. Confluence Server
  2. CONFSERVER-14910

Provide ability to override Lucene tokenisation and stemming and search for exact text (literal search)

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      We would like to able to search for exact text, and not have Lucene tokenise, remove stop words, or do any stemming.

      We partly use Confluence as a knowledge base for our own software product, which includes lots of system codes, acrnoyms etc. The specific use case that prompted this was a user wanting to search for the text "S/D". Lucene strips off the 'S', and the '/', leaving the search to just look for 'd'. Not particularly useful.

      It would be brilliant if we could enter a query somehow that overrode this.

      Raised following support issue CSP-29584

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              neilarrow Neil Arrowsmith
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