Keyword Indexing Settings

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Keyword Indexing Settings

To configure how DWR generates keyword indexes select Indexing from the Settings menu.

With this interface you can manage:

The "noise" or "stop" word list

The list of file extensions excluded from keyword indexes

Advanced indexing options

To manage the "noise word" list:

The noise word list can be used to exclude certain common words from being indexed. Excluding certain very common words has the benefit of increasing keyword search performance as well as the amount of disk space required to store the keyword indexes.

1.Select the Noise Words tab.

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2.You can add words to the list by typing the word into the row at the top of the word list next to the * symbol.

3.You can remove noise words by selecting the words to remove and hitting the delete key.

4.To restore the noise word list to the default list, click the Restore Defaults button.

5.You can import an existing list of noise words from a text file using the Import… button.

6.You can export the noise word list to a text file using the Export… button.

7.Click Apply to save your changes.

Note: Altering the noise word list requires that you re-generate any existing indexes before your changes will take effect. See Advanced Indexing Options

To manage the file extension exclusion list:

1.Select the Excluded Extensions tab.

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2.You can add extensions to the list by typing into the box at the top of the list next to the * symbol.

3.You can remove extensions by selecting the rows to remove and hitting the delete key.

4.To restore the excluded extension list to the default list of extensions, click the Restore Defaults button.

5.You can import an existing list of extensions from a text file using the Import… button.

6.You can export the extension list to a text file using the Export… button.

7.Click Apply to save your changes.

Note: Altering the excluded extension list requires that you re-generate any existing indexes before your changes will take effect.