Noise words

Noise words, also know as Stop words, are words that are not of value in a search; common words such as the, a, and are typically chosen as stop words in English language search applications. Microsoft recommends that thesaurus files do not contain stop words. To make it easy to recognise if a stop word has been entered Kenza will highlight them.

 

 

Noise word highlighting

Kenza will highlight noise words in the expansion list as shown below.

 

 

If the noise words are not required as part of a Boolean search you can manually remove them by clicking the Edit button.

 

 

If you select the Remove Stop Words option, any noise words that are each listed on a single line will be removed from the list when you press the Save button.