File content searching

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/

Search results

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/