Optimize custom properties to make them searchable with clients like Data Navigation.
Optimizing custom properties also speeds up your search.
Data Indexing, click
Select an instance and click
On the Custom Properties tab, choose whether to optimize
custom properties on the File,
Group, or Channel level.
Click Calculate Occurrences and then click the
Occurrences column header.
This sorts the custom properties with the most occurrences, which means they
might benefit from optimization.
Select the property, or several properties, you want to optimize and click
sure you select all custom properties you want to optimize before you
run the optimization process. Data Indexing will block the instance
during the process, which may take some time.
Click Apply to accept the settings.
A custom property may be of a different
data type in different files. In this case, DataFinder uses the data
type with the highest occurrence to optimize the property across all
The searchable properties list in the
search configuration in Data Navigation
displays the custom
properties you optimize. Choose the properties for your search from the list and start
searching for files
a property name in the file service contains special characters, DataFinder replaces
this character with an underscore during the indexing process.