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StemPercent Property

Determines the number of characters (as a percentage of the total) that are added to the root word to create a new word group when building natural language search indexes.


Applies To


Help Target (NetHelp)
Help Target (HTML Help)
Help Target (WinHelp)


The default value for this property is 33. That is, 1 character is added to the root word for every 3 additional characters in the word. Some international languages, where lengthy suffixes are common, may benefit from a higher percentage.

This property is only available in Doc-To-Help Enterprise.


      Click the Project Icon.

      Select the Help Targets item from the left pane Tree View.

      The property is located under the Natural Search group in the Properties Pane.