Searching & indexing

Can Copernic Desktop Search create a central index ?
No. Copernic Desktop Search creates a separate index for each users and it cannot be centralized. However, Copernic Search Server is designed to create ...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 4:42 PM
How can I add new network folder or network drive ?
CDS can index shared or mapped network drives.To add network folders to the index, you need to add the folder in the watch folder list in Copernic Desktop S...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 2:37 PM
How does the indexing process works ?
Explanation on the indexing process, updating the index: An index is made of references that link to the items you index (files, emails, etc.). The item...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 2:31 PM
How to manually update the index ?
You can manually update your entire index or part of it: Click Tools menu Select Update Index. Select Entire Index or just a desired category (Emails, F...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 2:34 PM
How to search multiple file extension?
You can search for documents with specific file types. If you are looking for a specific extension then we suggest to use the file type field in the Refine ...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 2:26 PM
Is there a maximum number of files and emails that I can index with Copernic Desktop Search?
There is no limits regarding the number of files and emails that you can index in the full version. In fact, there is no limit regarding the index size (exc...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 4:48 PM
Prefix search - How it works
Copernic Desktop Search is working with prefix search.   Research by prefix: Find a word that begins with a prefix   Example: Keyword: Ball Results...
Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 at 4:29 PM
What are the file types indexed by Copernic Desktop Search?
Copernic Desktop Search currently supports over 119 different file types for indexing and previewing.  It also supports adding file extensions to be indexe...
Thu, 6 Feb, 2020 at 12:57 PM
Why are certain characters ignored by Copernic Desktop Search?
When I search for specific characters, CDS looks like it just ignore them. Certain characters are ignored by Copernic Desktop Search during the indexing ph...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 2:22 PM
Why are some files not indexed on the fly (in real time) on my computer ?
Copernic Desktop Search offers indexing on the fly (in real time) for all categories. Even if you activate Indexing on the fly, an automatic or manual updat...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 11:19 AM