How to Load Binary Files into a Table and Create a Text Index
(Doc ID 115729.1)
Last updated on APRIL 01, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Text - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-JUL-2012***
The following article describes how to load binary files, e.g. MS Word documents, into a table and create a Text index on that table.
This note is intended to be used as a guideline for creating Text indexes whose document format is binary.
- This was tested against Oracle Text 126.96.36.199, 10.2.0.2 and 188.8.131.52
- It is assumed the reader has set up Oracle Text (Text) and the user CTXSYS has been created
- This testcase was created on a UNIX machine; therefore, all filenames and directory structures are coded using UNIX conventions. However, with the appropriate updates, this procedure will run on MS Windows OS as well.
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