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Lucene example source code file (TermPositions.java)

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The Lucene TermPositions.java source code

package org.apache.lucene.index;

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import java.io.IOException;

 * TermPositions provides an interface for enumerating the <document,
 * frequency, <position>* > tuples for a term.  <p> The document and
 * frequency are the same as for a TermDocs.  The positions portion lists the ordinal
 * positions of each occurrence of a term in a document.
 * @see IndexReader#termPositions()

public interface TermPositions
    extends TermDocs
    /** Returns next position in the current document.  It is an error to call
    this more than {@link #freq()} times
    without calling {@link #next()}<p> This is
    invalid until {@link #next()} is called for
    the first time.
    int nextPosition() throws IOException;
     * Returns the length of the payload at the current term position.
     * This is invalid until {@link #nextPosition()} is called for
     * the first time.<br>
     * @return length of the current payload in number of bytes
    int getPayloadLength();
     * Returns the payload data at the current term position.
     * This is invalid until {@link #nextPosition()} is called for
     * the first time.
     * This method must not be called more than once after each call
     * of {@link #nextPosition()}. However, payloads are loaded lazily,
     * so if the payload data for the current position is not needed,
     * this method may not be called at all for performance reasons.<br>
     * @param data the array into which the data of this payload is to be
     *             stored, if it is big enough; otherwise, a new byte[] array
     *             is allocated for this purpose. 
     * @param offset the offset in the array into which the data of this payload
     *               is to be stored.
     * @return a byte[] array containing the data of this payload
     * @throws IOException
    byte[] getPayload(byte[] data, int offset) throws IOException;

   * Checks if a payload can be loaded at this position.
   * <p>
   * Payloads can only be loaded once per call to 
   * {@link #nextPosition()}.
   * @return true if there is a payload available at this position that can be loaded
    public boolean isPayloadAvailable();


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