My field configuration on Sitecore:

<field fieldName="unifiedtitle" storageType="yes" indexType="tokenized" returnType="string">Project.Foundation.Indexing.ComputedFields.UnifiedTitleComputedField, Project.Foundation.Indexing</field>

Basically I'm facing the following situation when querying against my Solr index:

This is returning the expected result

keywordsFilter.Or(item => item.UnifiedTitle.Like("The Bentley Moose Jaw"))


keywordsFilter.Or(item => item.Content.Like("Bentley Moose"))

And as you can see here, this is the value of the unifiedtitle field on Solr:

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But this is not returning any result

keywordsFilter.Or(item => item.UnifiedTitle.Like("Bentley Moose"))

It looks like the Like operator doesn't have the same behavior when I use the UnifiedTitle field. Even weirder, if I use the exact value of this field as a filter, than it works as I showed above.

Any suggestion would be hugely appreciated. Thanks.

  • Did you try "Contains"? Oct 7 '19 at 12:20
  • Yes I did, same result... Oct 7 '19 at 13:28
  • Can you also add details of your computed index configuration? Oct 7 '19 at 14:25
  • Sure, there it is. Oct 7 '19 at 14:35

I've managed to fix this.

It looks like that a returnType="string" field can't be tokenized.

After changing the returnType to "text" everything is working as expected:

<field fieldName="unifiedtitle" storageType="yes" indexType="tokenized" returnType="text">Project.Foundation.Indexing.ComputedFields.UnifiedTitleComputedField, Project.Foundation.Indexing</field>

  • This is what I was thinking.... String (UTF-8 encoded string or Unicode). Strings are intended for small fields and are not tokenized or analyzed in any way. They have a hard limit of slightly less than 32K. You should use text or for multi values textcollection for tokenized Oct 8 '19 at 3:30

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