Commit a1468740 authored by Yuri Chornoivan's avatar Yuri Chornoivan
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Update baloo KCM docs

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</authorgroup>
<date>2017-07-28</date>
<releaseinfo>Plasma 5.10</releaseinfo>
<date>2021-04-06</date>
<releaseinfo>Plasma 5.20</releaseinfo>
<keywordset>
<keyword>Plasma</keyword>
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to use the indexing results for faster access to your documents.
</para>
<para>
Activate the <guilabel>Enable File Search</guilabel> item if you want to use desktop search capabilities in &dolphin; and other &kde; applications. Uncheck the item if you do not want to use the file search with Baloo (it is possible to use other search technologies, &eg; &kfind;).
</para>
<para>Use <guilabel>Also index file content</guilabel> to also index the file contents additional to the file names.
</para>
<para>Check the <guilabel>Index hidden files and folders</guilabel> item to make Baloo index the hidden files and folders.
</para>
<note>
<para>
Any file or folder name that starts with a period (<literal>.</literal>) is hidden by default.
</para>
</note>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry><term><guilabel>Do not search in these locations</guilabel></term>
<varlistentry><term><guilabel>Folder specific configuration</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
You are presented with a list of folders which should not be searched. By default only
You are presented with a list of folders that can be indexed. By default only
your entire <filename class="directory"><envar>$HOME</envar></filename> folder is
indexed, and no other folders or drives are indexed.
</para>
<para>
Removable media is never indexed by default. It can be explicitly removed from
the list of exclude folders and it will then be indexed.
the list of excluded folders and it will then be indexed.
</para>
<para>
It is possible to use the combo box next to each item in the list to configure if it is <guimenuitem>Indexed</guimenuitem> or <guimenuitem>Not indexed</guimenuitem>.
</para>
<para>
Use the trash button to remove an item from the list.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry><term><guibutton>Add folder configuration...</guibutton></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Press this button to open selector with two options, namely <guimenuitem>Start indexing a folder...</guimenuitem> and <guimenuitem>Stop indexing a folder...</guimenuitem>.
</para>
<para>
Clicking any of the above-mentioned options displays the standard &plasma; <guilabel>Select a folder to filter</guilabel> dialog and allows you to choose the folder to be treated accordingly.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para>By default <guilabel>Enable File Search</guilabel> is activated, uncheck this setting if
you do not want to use the file search at all.
</para>
<para>Use <guilabel>Also index file content</guilabel> to also index the file contents additional to the file names.
</para>
<para>For more info about additional configuration options &eg; how to add a drive mounted outside your
<filename class="directory"><envar>$HOME</envar></filename> folder please read
<ulink url="https://community.kde.org/Baloo/Configuration">Baloo/Configuration</ulink>.</para>
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