This is a tool for information search on your computer. Any tool is useless - if you don't know how to use it. Below I brings a short instruction.
So it is necessary to perform search operation at hard drive or database (DB) and get result as rank list (in order relevance to the query). An indexing unit could be a file on a disk or some formulated object of DB. An indexing resource could be disk folder or some set of tables in DB. Initially the program should indexes selected resources and then you can perform search queries. During index process StopKa creates index file - further an index. StopKa can use an arbitrary number of indexes. All indexes are combined into the one project. During search StopKa use one project - a set of indexes. There are no restrictions to index one resource in any index and the index set is an arbitrary combination of indexes.
To create index on a bundle of resources (folder and(or) tables in DB)
→ Project → New Index Parameters
dialog "New Index Parameters" appears
> item "Collection Configuration" - setup here the set of resources for indexing.
>> sub item "Folders" - select folders for indexing
>> sub item "Databases" - TODO
> item "Common Properties" - setup here the set of resources for indexing.
>> sub item "General" - common options for new index
>>> + "Index Options"
>>>> "Index Type" - it is possible to select the size of the new index - the "Big" value recommended
- there are conditions, then you can select "Small" value
- TODO: this is explanation for future versions
>>>> "Default char set" - which char set should use in case,
- when you can't define it automatically
>>>> "Use Page Rank file" - TODO:
>>>> "Add file name to index" - should use the file name for indexing
>>>> "Use 'priority fields'" - TODO: possibility to setup higher priority for some fields
>>> + "Index"
>>>> "Index File Name" - index file name
>>>> "Temp File Name" - temporary file name - it is created during indexing process
- when indexing stop - this file is deleted
>>>> "Save Index Folder" - folder to save index file
>> sub item "Filters" - setup filters for text information for different file extensions
- TODO: for any file extension it is possible to setup filters chain.
and setup index parameters.
→ Index → Start
to startup indexing process. As result index file will be created. New created index file will automatically be added to current project.
→ Project → Settings
here you can combine several index files in one search project. To perform a search you simply type in the keywords or phrases you are looking for and press Enter or use menu:
→ Edit → Find