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Texticle exposes full text search capabilities from PostgreSQL, extending ActiveRecord with scopes making search easy and fun!
Only works with PostgreSQL
In the project's Gemfile add
gem 'texticle', '~> 2.0', :require => 'texticle/rails'
ActiveRecord outside of Rails 3
require 'texticle' ActiveRecord::Base.extend(Texticle)
Your models now have access to the search method:
Game.search('Sonic') # will search through the model's :string columns Game.search(:title => 'Mario') Game.search_by_title('Street Fighter').search_by_system('PS3') Game.search_by_title_and_system('Final Fantasy', 'PS2') Game.search_by_title_or_system('Final Fantasy, 'PS3')
To set proper searchig dictionary just override class method on your model:
def self.searchable_language 'russian' end
And all your queries would go right! And don`t forget to change the migration for indexes, like shown below.
Creating Indexes for Super Speed
You can have Postgresql use an index for the full-text search. To declare a full-text index, in a migration add code like the following:
execute " create index on email_logs using gin(to_tsvector('english', subject)); create index on email_logs using gin(to_tsvector('english', email_address));"
In the above example, the table email_logs has two text columns that we search against, subject and email_address. You will need to add an index for every text/string column you query against, or else Postgresql will revert to a full table scan instead of using the indexes.
If you create these indexes, you should also switch to sql for your schema_format in `config/application.rb`:
config.active_record.schema_format = :sql
gem install texticle
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