Full text search of Word (.docx) files

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Full text search of Word (.docx) files

Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:37 pm

Please excuse my ignorance but I am a complete newbie to this.
I have setup the app using MySQL, setup 2 folders under Administrator and uploaded several files into each folder. I then went to scheduled tasks and executed the Documents indexing option.
I left the app for several minutes but cannot find documents with a certain string in them. I have ensured that I selected the content option for search in.

Second question , how to I look for a string containing multiple words?

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Re: Full text search of Word (.docx) files

Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:27 pm

Hi Bowlsys,

LogicalDOC community is not able to index .docx files, it has limited indexing capabilities.
It is able to index only .doc .xls .ppt, pdf, txt and html

When a document is indexed to its left, the symbol of a small stylized silo appears (like a database)
By clicking on that icon you can download the text that has been indexed (extracted from the file)

You can full-text search using the asterisk char '*' or using the quote char '"' for exact match.
Or you can query by multiple words

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