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    How to enable automatic indexing of files?

    Overview

    Advanced keyword searching is now available on PDF, WORD and HTML files once automatic indexing is enabled and the indexing process has been completed. 

    https://www.stsoftware.com.au/site/ST/blog/article/advanced-text-search/

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    Enabling automatic indexing of file

    Under the setting menu choose the tab 'Database'. 

    Setings menu

    Database tab

     

    Choose "single" as the file index queue at the very bottom of the tab and then press "Apply". 

    Single queue

    The system will now schedule all PDF, WORD and HTML files to be indexed. The background process may take a number of hours depending on the number of files to be indexed.

    The "Show Job queue" menu under Admin->Jobs will list the outstanding documents to be indexed.

    Limitations

    • Only PDF, HTML & .doc files are indexed. 
    • Can't search pictures etc. 
    • Password protected files aren't indexed
    • The .doc files are expected to be a supported word format see https://poi.apache.org/components/document/