As the name implies, a currency field type is used for any monetary value. It supports currency conversion and exchange rates during a query.
Solr provides the following features for it:
- Range queries
- Point queries
- Function range queries
- Symmetric and asymmetric exchange rates
- Currency parsing
As with other field types, the currency field type is configured in schema.xml. Shown here is the default configuration:
<fieldType name="currency" class="solr.CurrencyFieldType" amountLongSuffix="_l_ns" codeStrSuffix="_s_ns" defaultCurrency="USD" currencyConfig="currency.xml" />
As you can see, name is set as currency and class is specified as solr.CurrencyFieldType. We have defined the defaultCurrency ...