Search Results

Text Search

The Text Search activity is used to search for human recognizable terms in one or more TIBCO MDM repositories.

General

The General tab contains the following fields.

Field Module Property? Description
Name No The name to be displayed as the label for the activity in the process.

The default value is TextSearch.

MDM Connection Yes The MDM connection resource establishes a connection to an MDM server, allowing the plug-in to communicate with TIBCO MDM.

Click to select an MDM connection.

If no matching MDM connections are found, click Create Shared Resource to create one.

Index Configuration File No You need to copy the IndexerConfig.xml file from the server to your local disk. It is used for design time to parse the indexed entities.
Index Entity No The name of the index entity.

Click Select to open the IndexEntity Name dialog. All available index entities are listed in the drop-down list of the dialog. Select one to apply to your current activity.

Repository No The repository name of the index entity. When an Index Entity is selected, the corresponding repository name will be shown automatically.

Description

Provide a short description for the activity.

Input

The following is the input for the activity.

Note: See General Input for MDM Activities for details about some general input items for this activity.
Input Item Description
Index Entity Name SimilarityScore Specify the score of similarity of index entity in the text search. The value is between 0 and 1.0.
Repository Specify the attributes, relationship, and other detailed information of the selected repository. You can specify the expression and weight for each attribute.
  • Expression: An expression used to text search.
  • Weight: The weight of the attribute. The valid value is a fraction between 0 and 1.0.
ReturnCount Specify the number of matching records that you want to display in the search result. The default value is 20.

If you do not specify the return count, 20 matching records that meet the search criteria are displayed.

  • Start Count: The sequential number of matching records that you want to display in the response.
  • Total Count: The total number of matching records that you want to display in the response.

Output

The following is the output for the activity.

Output Item Description
Repository searchScore Return a list of records matching the search criteria.
Return the default similarity (fuzzy) score which is needed to return a matching record. The value must be between 0 and 1.0. The default value is 0.8.
Note: Lowering the default fuzzy score may affect performance and result in irrelevant records.
searchScoreString Return the float score as string type.
Attribute Group Return the group attributes of records, whether they are Unassigned, System or user-customized.

See the TIBCO MDM documentation for more information on the attribute group.

ReturnCount Return a number of matching records specified in a repository that you want to display in the response.
  • Start Count: The sequential number of matching records that you want to display in the response.
  • Total Count: The total number of matching records that you want to display in the response.