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Indexer:Index Folder (Method)

LabVIEW 2018 DataFinder Toolkit Help

Edition Date: June 2018

Part Number: 372745L-01

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Owning Class: NI DataFinder

Requires: LabVIEW DataFinder Toolkit

Indexes the specified folder. You can use this method only when you are working with a DataFinder that is running on the same computer. The method does not support DataFinder federations.


NameType Description
Folder Path PathSpecifies the folder to be indexed. The specified folder must be a folder from a search area in the DataFinder.
Reindex BooleanSpecifies whether the DataFinder re-indexes the files in the specified folder (TRUE) or whether the DataFinder only indexes the files that were changed or added since the last indexing process (FALSE).
Include Subdirectories BooleanSpecifies whether the DataFinder indexes the subfolders of the specified folder (TRUE) or not (FALSE).

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Note  If you call the IndexFolder method while the DataFinder is executing an indexing process specified by a scheduler, the DataFinder interrupts the indexing of the scheduler and first executes the method. Then the DataFinder continues the indexing process specified by the scheduler.

Note  If you pause the indexing process of the DataFinder, the IndexFolder method is paused until you continue the indexing of the DataFinder.

Note  You can use the method Index Folder in DataFinder Version 2.2 and later versions.


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