Causes the server instance to parse and load the data from the thesaurus file that corresponds to the language whose LCID is specified. This stored procedure is useful after updating a thesaurus file. Executing sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_file causes recompilation of full-text queries that use the thesaurus of the specified LCID.
sys.sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_filelcid [ , @loadOnlyIfNotLoaded = action ]
Integer mapping the locale identifier (LCID) of the language for which you want to lade the thesaurus XML definition. To obtain the LCIDs of languages that are available on a server instance, use the sys.fulltext_languages (Transact-SQL) catalog view.
**@loadOnlyIfNotLoaded** = action
Specifies whether the thesaurus file is loaded into the internal thesaurus tables even if it has already been loaded. action is one of:
Load the thesaurus file regardless of whether it is already loaded. This is the default behavior of sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_file.
Load the thesaurus file only if it is not yet loaded.
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Thesaurus files are automatically loaded by full-text queries that use the thesaurus. To avoid this first-time performance impact on full-text queries, we recommend that you execute sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_file.
Use sp_fulltext_service 'update_languages' to update the list of languages registered with full-text search.
Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role or the system administrator can execute the sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_file stored procedure.
Only system administrators can update, modify, or delete thesaurus files.
A. Load a thesaurus file even if it is already loaded
The following example parses and loads the English thesaurus file.
EXEC sys.sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_file 1033; GO
B. Load a thesaurus file only if it is not yet loaded
The following example parses and loads the Arabic thesaurus file, unless it is already loaded.
EXEC sys.sp_fulltext_load_thesaurus_file 1025, @loadOnlyIfNotLoaded = 1; GO