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Confusion about number of files being indexed [message #1049] Fri, 15 May 2020 00:24 Go to next message
Lrpom
Messages: 8
Registered: April 2020
Junior Member
I'm rebuilding an index and the number of files shown in the "progress"
field is significantly different from the number of "Indexed files" shown
below (see attached screen shot). On my other indexes those two numbers are
always the same. Why would they be different for this index? Thanks.
Re: Confusion about number of files being indexed [message #1050 is a reply to message #1049] Fri, 15 May 2020 08:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
CTM info
Messages: 156
Registered: September 2009
Senior Member
Hello,

Actually this is correct – on one hand, the higher number is the actual number of files whose filename at least have been indexed – in other words, this is the pool of all possible files within your selected folders including those without indexable data.

The second figure, smaller, is those whose content is eligible for indexing.

Kind regards,

jean michel/ctm qa
> On May 15, 2020, at 00:24, Lrpom wrote:
>
> 
> I'm rebuilding an index and the number of files shown in the "progress" field is significantly different from the number of "Indexed files" shown below (see attached screen shot). On my other indexes those two numbers are always the same. Why would they be different for this index? Thanks.
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Re: Confusion about number of files being indexed [message #1051 is a reply to message #1050] Fri, 15 May 2020 14:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Lrpom
Messages: 8
Registered: April 2020
Junior Member
Hi-

Now, I'm very concerned. This file consists of only pdfs and MS Word
documents which have been curated specifically for searchability. In
addition, and perhaps more germane, is the fact that this file had been
previously indexed in its entirety. It is being rebuilt because a dialog
suddenly appeared informing me that Fox Trot had unexpectedly crashed and
recommended the indexes be rebuilt. The other indexes which have already
been rebuilt also contained curated files and all were included. It is only
this particular file that exhibits this issue. Would the crash have
corrupted over 25% of the files to the point where they contained no
indexable data?

On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2:51:05 AM UTC-4, foxtrot-search wrote:
>
>
> Hello,
>
> Actually this is correct – on one hand, the higher number is the actual
> number of files whose filename at least have been indexed – in other words,
> this is the pool of all possible files within your selected folders
> including those without indexable data.
>
> The second figure, smaller, is those whose content is eligible for
> indexing.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> jean michel/ctm qa
>
> On May 15, 2020, at 00:24, Lrpom <lanc...@gmail.com > wrote:
>
> 
> I'm rebuilding an index and the number of files shown in the "progress"
> field is significantly different from the number of "Indexed files" shown
> below (see attached screen shot). On my other indexes those two numbers are
> always the same. Why would they be different for this index? Thanks.
>
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>
>
>

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Re: Confusion about number of files being indexed [message #1052 is a reply to message #1051] Fri, 15 May 2020 14:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
CTM info
Messages: 156
Registered: September 2009
Senior Member
I don’t know about that, but why don’t you rebuild the entire thing from scratch if you have a doubt ?

regards

jean michel/ctm

> On May 15, 2020, at 14:24, Lrpom wrote:
>
> 
> Hi-
>
> Now, I'm very concerned. This file consists of only pdfs and MS Word documents which have been curated specifically for searchability. In addition, and perhaps more germane, is the fact that this file had been previously indexed in its entirety. It is being rebuilt because a dialog suddenly appeared informing me that Fox Trot had unexpectedly crashed and recommended the indexes be rebuilt. The other indexes which have already been rebuilt also contained curated files and all were included. It is only this particular file that exhibits this issue. Would the crash have corrupted over 25% of the files to the point where they contained no indexable data?
>
>> On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2:51:05 AM UTC-4, foxtrot-search wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Actually this is correct – on one hand, the higher number is the actual number of files whose filename at least have been indexed – in other words, this is the pool of all possible files within your selected folders including those without indexable data.
>>
>> The second figure, smaller, is those whose content is eligible for indexing.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> jean michel/ctm qa
>>>> On May 15, 2020, at 00:24, Lrpom wrote:
>>>>
>>> 
>>> I'm rebuilding an index and the number of files shown in the "progress" field is significantly different from the number of "Indexed files" shown below (see attached screen shot). On my other indexes those two numbers are always the same. Why would they be different for this index? Thanks.
>>> --
>>>
>
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>

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Re: Confusion about number of files being indexed [message #1054 is a reply to message #1052] Tue, 19 May 2020 06:44 Go to previous message
Lrpom
Messages: 8
Registered: April 2020
Junior Member
Hi- I started rebuilding the entire thing from scratch, as you suggested,
but the number of files being indexed is still about 25% less than the
total. I've already checked both the "resource hogs" list and the
blacklist, but there are no entries in either one. Is there any way I can
find out which files are not being indexed and the reason for each one?
Thanks.

On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:28:56 AM UTC-4, foxtrot-search wrote:
>
> I don’t know about that, but why don’t you rebuild the entire thing from
> scratch if you have a doubt ?
>
> regards
>
> jean michel/ctm
>
> On May 15, 2020, at 14:24, Lrpom <lanc...@gmail.com > wrote:
>
> 
> Hi-
>
> Now, I'm very concerned. This file consists of only pdfs and MS Word
> documents which have been curated specifically for searchability. In
> addition, and perhaps more germane, is the fact that this file had been
> previously indexed in its entirety. It is being rebuilt because a dialog
> suddenly appeared informing me that Fox Trot had unexpectedly crashed and
> recommended the indexes be rebuilt. The other indexes which have already
> been rebuilt also contained curated files and all were included. It is only
> this particular file that exhibits this issue. Would the crash have
> corrupted over 25% of the files to the point where they contained no
> indexable data?
>
> On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2:51:05 AM UTC-4, foxtrot-search wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Actually this is correct – on one hand, the higher number is the actual
>> number of files whose filename at least have been indexed – in other words,
>> this is the pool of all possible files within your selected folders
>> including those without indexable data.
>>
>> The second figure, smaller, is those whose content is eligible for
>> indexing.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> jean michel/ctm qa
>>
>> On May 15, 2020, at 00:24, Lrpom wrote:
>>
>> 
>> I'm rebuilding an index and the number of files shown in the "progress"
>> field is significantly different from the number of "Indexed files" shown
>> below (see attached screen shot). On my other indexes those two numbers are
>> always the same. Why would they be different for this index? Thanks.
>>
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>>
>>
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>
>

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