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Editing Lucene stop words does not work

I am trying to add custom stop words to the Lucene search index.

I followed the instructions at

and added some words from my language.


Edited the JAR for English, packed the files back in to JAR, replaced the file, restarted Confluence and re-indexed the search.


However, there is no change. The words that I added to the file are still searchable.


Any solutions?


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Thank you for contacting us about this. I see you also raised a ticket with support, but as this is not a supported change, I will try to help you here.

There's another user who had the same requirement, and they were able to resolve it on the thread below. Could you have a look and compare?



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