Introduction - Overview - Purchasing
Creating new index file
Find below the description of
each step when you do create index file
- Dynamic re-indexing (enable/ disable): If dynamic re-indexing
is enable (by selecting the corresponding radio button) the index
data is updated once it was changed (editing, renaming, replacing).
Otherwise, if the dynamic re-indexing is disable the index data is
updated by the Update index command only. Select the Disable
dynamic re-indexing radio button when creating CDs with File Search
Assistant used for search through, or if files and their location
are not supposed to be changed.
- Index content (Short index/ Full index): Full index contains
full file text. In this case the speed of search is higher than the
search through the Short index. Short index contains key words of
the file only. In this case the index file size is reduced, but
note that the search speed slows down as
- Index type (Portable Index/ Fixed Index): Portable Index
contains relative file path. The index file is located on the root
directory of the folder indexed. Select the Portable Index radio
button when creating CDs with File Search Assistant used for search
through, or when the full path to the folder is unchangeable. Fixed
Index contains full paths to files. In this case the index file may
be located anywhere.
- Index location: If the Portable Index is selected you need to
specify the index file name only (as the index file will be located
on the root directory of the folder indexed). If the Fixed Index is
selected you also need to specify a drive and folder for locating
the index file on.
- Select folders opens a dialog box to select directories to be
indexed. At first specify the root directory to be indexed. If you
don’t want some folders in the directory to be included into the
index, unselect them.
- Select folders opens a dialog box to select files to be
indexed. It contains two lists: Select file masks that will be
INCLUDED in index and Select file masks that will be INCLUDED in
index , where you need to specify the required masks (file
extensions). In addition to the masks listed, you can also add your
- Ready to index : This box displays summary about the index file
created. You can return to the previous dialog windows to make
changes by clicking Back. Click NEXT to start