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Re: Making indexing optional ?


The folder contains 3118 ".txt" files, for a total of 2GB of data. Some large txt files are attachments. A long time ago I submitted a request to avoid indexing these. Not sure it has been fulfilled though.

Thank you,

On 4/8/21 7:32 PM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
Can you indicate how big your notebook folder is? Either an extreme case, or some bug making it take much longer than needed.

Op do 8 apr. 2021 15:59 schreef Mario Bezzi <subscriptions.mario.bezzi@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:subscriptions.mario.bezzi@xxxxxxxxx>>:

    Thanks Jaap, I was not aware of this.

    To give you an idea, I just restarted Zim, and indexing kept a
    processor 100% busy for 13 minutes to come to an end.  It was nice
    if this could be avoided.

    Thank you,

    On 4/8/21 10:06 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
    The indexing is not used for searching alone, it is also needed
    to e.g. present the page tree in the side pane and to track links

    Op do 8 apr. 2021 09:34 schreef Mario Bezzi


        I may be the only one, but with my quite large notebooks I do
        find the
        search function impractical, and for this reason I never use
        it. Still,
        when it starts, Zim goes crazy for a long time indexing, and
        I came to
        the conclusion that this is normal.

        If this is the case, I would like to file a requirement to
        add the
        ability to make indexing optional.

        Thank you,

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