ZCTextIndex Add: Create a new ZCTextIndex


A ZCTextIndex is an index for performing full text searches over bodies of text. It includes the following features:

ZCTextIndex is designed as a replacement for standard TextIndex, and has several advantages over it.


The id of the ZCTextIndex, must be unique for this ZCatalog.
Field Name
The name of the field (object attribute) to be indexed.

Ranking Strategy

The ZCTextIndex Lexicon to be used by this ZCTextIndex. Lexicons process and store the words from the text and help in processing queries. You must define a ZCTextIndex Lexicon before you can create a ZCTextIndex. Several ZCTextIndexes can share the same Lexicon if desired.