Enable automatic stop words for a table The system can identify and generate stop words when a search term exceeds an occurrence threshold. Before you begin Role required: admin Enable text indexing for the table About this taskBy default, the TS Index Stats scheduled job identifies and creates stop words for tables with text indexes on a nightly basis. Automatically adding stop words improves your search results by removing search terms that return too many search results. Procedure Navigate to System Definition > Text Indexes. Open the text index entry for the table. Select the Auto stop check box. In Auto threshold, enter the maximum number of occurrences a search term can have in search results. When a search term generates more search results than the threshold, the system automatically creates a stop word for the search term. For example, to create stop words for the task table, see the blog post Configuring auto stop words and regenerating text indexes from a ServiceNow employee on the ServiceNow Community. Click Update. ResultThe job identifies and creates stop words for the table with a Stop mode value of Index but do not Query and inserts a Comment to indicate that the stop word was generated automatically.