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Search Text in Word, Excel, PDF, ZIP and other Document Formats using C# .NET

Full text search of documents

We often need a full-text search API that enables our applications to search through documents for particular information specified as a textual search query. The documents can be of any format such as Word (Doc, Docx), PDF, HTML, EPUB, Spreadsheet (XLS, XLSX), Presentation (PPT, PPTX), images, and videos.

GroupDocs.Search is a powerful full-text search API that allows you to search through over 70 document formats in your applications. To make it possible to search instantly across thousands of documents, they … Continue Reading

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Text Indexing and Search your Directories using C#

Using the .NET API, you can perform searching by parts and specify the number of search threads in C#. This feature will be more beneficial when you search text in large indexes that contain thousands of documents. Furthermore, you can now get the start & end time, and the total search time to get the search results.

Following code snippet shows how to create an index and then search text in chunks from the mentioned folder in C# using GroupDocs.Search for .NETContinue Reading

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Build your full text search solution in C#

Full Text Search

There are two main steps to perform or implement full-text search.

  • Indexing
  • Search process

Before we leap into the details, let’s get an overview of this technique. Full-text search is basically a more advanced way to search a text/query over a collection of documents in a computer. This approach quickly finds all instances of a term and it works by using text indexes.

One of the examples of full-text search implementation is in Word processors and text editors. It helps … Continue Reading

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Index each letter as a separate word using GroupDocs.Search for .NET

Are you looking for a full-text search API that allows you to search over a lot of document formats? In that case, GroupDocs.Search for .NET will meet your requirements. API creates index and then perform instant search across thousands of documents.

Those who are already working with the API, we have some new features and improvements. Moreover, some classes have been renamed to improve code readability. There are minor changes in the new version 19.10, so the migration will … Continue Reading

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Searching in a Large Number of Documents

Usually, a searching software is able to achieve fast search responses because, instead of search the text directly, it searches an index. This would be the equivalent of retrieving pages in a book related to a keyword by searching the index at the back of a book, as opposed to searching the words in each page of the book.

Using GroupDocs.Search for Indexing and Searching

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Generate Search Results from Filtered Documents

Sometimes, we have a lot of different formatted documents. We create index then perform search and API shows hits from all the indexed documents. Ever thought to get search results from desired documents only?

Let’s dig it further. Suppose, you have multiple TXT, XLSX and DOCX documents. What if you want to search a word or text only in TXT and DOCX files with specific word occurrence in file names? We’ve now improved ISearchDocumentFilter interface for such a purpose in … Continue Reading

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ZIP Archive Indexing is Improved in GroupDocs.Search for Java 19.2

GroupDocs.Search for JavaWe are pleased to announce the monthly release of GroupDocs.Search for Java 19.2. Improvements such as indexing of a ZIP archive inside other ZIP and escape of special characters in search queries are introduced. Please check GroupDocs.Search for Java 19.2 release notes for further reference. We would recommend you to download and integrate latest version of the API.

Breaking Change

  • Removed obsolete methods Import and Export from dictionary classes

Improvements

Following improvements are introduced in this release:

Implement escaping special

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Escape Special Characters in Search Queries using GroupDocs.Search for .NET 19.2

GroupDocs.Search for .NETWe are pleased to announce the monthly release of GroupDocs.Search for .NET 19.2. Improvements such as indexing of a ZIP archive inside other ZIP and escape of special characters in search queries are introduced. Please check GroupDocs.Search for .NET 19.2 release notes for further reference. We would recommend you to download and integrate latest version of the API.

Breaking Change

  • Removed obsolete methods Import and Export from dictionary classes

Improvements

Following improvements are introduced in this release:

Implement escaping special

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Perform Wildcard Search in GroupDocs.Search for Java 18.12

GroupDocs.Search for JavaWe are pleased to announce the monthly release of GroupDocs.Search for Java 18.12. Using the latest version, you can now index and search blended characters and perform a wildcard search. We would recommend you to install and use the latest version of the API.

Features

Following are the new features introduced in the latest version:

Blended Characters Search

GroupDocs.Search for Java API 18.12 introduces a new class of characters – blended. When indexing, blended characters are interpreted simultaneously… Continue Reading
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Work with Blended Characters using GroupDocs.Search for .NET 18.12

GroupDocs.Search for .NETWe are delighted to announce the monthly release of GroupDocs.Search for .NET 18.12. Using the latest version, you can now index and search blended characters and perform a wildcard search. We would recommend you to install and use the latest version of the API.

Features

Following are the new features introduced in the latest version:

Blended Characters Search

GroupDocs.Search for .NET API 18.12 introduces a new class of characters – blended. When indexing, blended characters are interpreted simultaneously… Continue Reading
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