In full-text indexing, a separate catalog is maintained that indexes each word in a database field as a separate index entry. The Full Text Search Service grid displays performance details for all full-text indexes on the server.
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The columns of the grid are:

Database Name

The name of the database where the tables in the Full Text Catalog reside.


The Full Text Catalog ID.

FTC Name

The Full Text Catalog Name.


The status of the full-text catalog (for example, Idle, Building Index, Paused).

Index Size MB

The size of the full-text index, rounded to the nearest megabyte.

Item Count

The number of items in the full-text catalog.


The location on disk of the full-text catalog.

Last Populated

When the full-text catalog was last populated.

Table Count

The number of tables in the full text catalog.