Class ISOLatin1AccentFilter

  extended by org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
      extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenStream
          extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
              extended by org.apache.lucene.analysis.ISOLatin1AccentFilter
All Implemented Interfaces:

Deprecated. If you build a new index, use ASCIIFoldingFilter which covers a superset of Latin 1. This class is included for use with existing indexes and will be removed in a future release (possibly Lucene 4.0).

public final class ISOLatin1AccentFilter
extends TokenFilter

A filter that replaces accented characters in the ISO Latin 1 character set (ISO-8859-1) by their unaccented equivalent. The case will not be altered.

For instance, 'à' will be replaced by 'a'.

Nested Class Summary
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
AttributeSource.AttributeFactory, AttributeSource.State
Field Summary
Fields inherited from class org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
Constructor Summary
ISOLatin1AccentFilter(TokenStream input)
Method Summary
 boolean incrementToken()
          Deprecated. Consumers (i.e., IndexWriter) use this method to advance the stream to the next token.
 void removeAccents(char[] input, int length)
          Deprecated. To replace accented characters in a String by unaccented equivalents.
Methods inherited from class org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter
close, end, reset
Methods inherited from class org.apache.lucene.util.AttributeSource
addAttribute, addAttributeImpl, captureState, clearAttributes, cloneAttributes, equals, getAttribute, getAttributeClassesIterator, getAttributeFactory, getAttributeImplsIterator, hasAttribute, hasAttributes, hashCode, restoreState, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public ISOLatin1AccentFilter(TokenStream input)
Method Detail


public final boolean incrementToken()
                             throws IOException
Description copied from class: TokenStream
Consumers (i.e., IndexWriter) use this method to advance the stream to the next token. Implementing classes must implement this method and update the appropriate AttributeImpls with the attributes of the next token.

The producer must make no assumptions about the attributes after the method has been returned: the caller may arbitrarily change it. If the producer needs to preserve the state for subsequent calls, it can use AttributeSource.captureState() to create a copy of the current attribute state.

This method is called for every token of a document, so an efficient implementation is crucial for good performance. To avoid calls to AttributeSource.addAttribute(Class) and AttributeSource.getAttribute(Class), references to all AttributeImpls that this stream uses should be retrieved during instantiation.

To ensure that filters and consumers know which attributes are available, the attributes must be added during instantiation. Filters and consumers are not required to check for availability of attributes in TokenStream.incrementToken().

Specified by:
incrementToken in class TokenStream
false for end of stream; true otherwise


public final void removeAccents(char[] input,
                                int length)
To replace accented characters in a String by unaccented equivalents.

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