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Christopher Ricci (9815) | asked Feb 28 '13, 9:07 p.m.
After configuring Context Aware Search it appears to only be indexing certain files.  I have configured it to include all file types, yet I can't get it to index IDA models that I have shared with a stream.  These contain a *.ldm extension.  Is there any reason why Context Aware Search would ignore these files?

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John Riendeau (46626) | answered Mar 11 '13, 6:00 p.m.
Though I'm not aware of any documented restrictions on the size of the file which CAS will index, I was able to reproduce the behavior you're observing with a large file.  I suspect you're hitting a defect; I've filed bug 255390 to track.
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Geoffrey Clemm (30.1k23035) | answered Mar 01 '13, 12:49 a.m.
I just tried creating a foo.ldm file and Context Aware Search found it with no trouble, so I haven't been able to reproduce the problem.  Note that this file doesn't contain a real IDA model ... just some text I typed in.  So one thing to try ... just create a foo.ldm file with the text editor, and see if that file gets indexed.

Christopher Ricci commented Mar 03 '13, 12:58 p.m.

It looks like large files don't get indexed.  I haven't figured out what the threshold is but the models I was trying to index were around 25 MB.  I created a very small foo.ldm and it was getting indexed.  I also noticed that you can't search just by filename, it only looks inside files.  For example, I created a foo.txt with no contents and it wouldn't index.  Once I added the string 'foo' to the file it would return in the search results.

Can anyone confirm whether there is a size limit on files that get indexed?  Is this configurable?

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