When using the API for a search, you can include the
search_fieldsparameter to specify additional fields to search for.
However, I’m finding that when including a field with the data type of enum, it’s not getting matched. Is this supported? For reference, the enum field I added was just an array of strings.
It is possible to match enum fields once they are added to the
What you might be running into is that enums will only return exact matches. If you pass in a quoted query string with the exact enum value, it will work.
If it’s desired to have general matching for these strings, you likely want to change to using the
string field type. We have more detail on these data types in the following documentation: API Overview | Swiftype Documentation