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Sams Teach Yourself Lotus Notes 7 in 10 Minutes by Dorothy Burke, Jane Kirkland

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Chapter 7. Searching and Indexing Databases

In this chapter you learn how to index and search a database.

Index a Database

For Notes to find information within a database, that database must be indexed. The Notes administrator usually indexes any databases on the server except for your Mail, and then the server updates each index nightly. You won’t be able to index databases unless you have Manager or Designer access to the database.

For any local databases or your mail database, you are responsible for the indexing. You create a full-text index only once per database, and Notes takes care of updating the index thereafter.

How do you know when a database has a full-text index or when you need to create one? One way is to check the Database properties ...

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