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Topic: Advanced - Catalog - New Index ....problems
Conf: (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?, Msg: 159852
From: SteveV
Date: 5/1/2007 04:42 AM

I have recently begun using acrobat to create a database of sorts containing articles.

I have added meta-data to these articles in "document properties" and placed them into seperate sections.

I am trying to make each section into a searchable index along with one main index for searching everything.

My problem comes when creating an index.

For example: 89 files to be indexed, 1013 Pages.

The process of creating the index speeds along nicely, then seems to stop at 92%. If i leave acrobat for an extended period of time then it completes and says that the index build was successful.

But when i try ot search an authors name, which i know is in the index i get 0 results. Then when i search for a common term within the index acrobat crashes.

When looking into why this was happeneing i looked at the index files on my computer.

There is a notepad file, detailing the build and its success. A PDX file of the index itself. Then a sub folder.

In the sub folder are two files. INdex and Index1. They are quickfinder information files. one is 4.73kb and the other is somehow 3gb in size. I assume my problem relates to this strangely large file.

Can anyone give me any insight into why this is happening or how i can avoid it?

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