Allows you to generate a conceptual summary for documents, document sections, or text. You can generate various summary types.


This action uses port 9000 to generate a concept summary from the content of the document with the ID 30 in IDOL Content Component, which is located on a machine with the IP address


Parameter Description Required
Characters The number of characters that a summary can contain.  
CustomWeight Whether to use your custom term weight file, if one exists.  
DetectLanguageType Whether to detect the language type of the text.  
ID The document IDs of documents to summarize. See Comments
LanguageType The language type of the query text.  
OutputEncoding The encoding to convert the results to.  
Reference The references of documents to summarize. See Comments
ReferenceField Restricts the Reference parameter to the specified reference field.  
SecurityInfo Security details for the user sending the action.  
Sentences The number of sentences that the summary can contain.  
StateID The state token of the group of documents to summarize.  
Summary The type of summary to generate. Yes
Synchronous Whether to run the action synchronously or asynchronously.  
Text The text to summarize. See Comments

The following optional parameters are available when you set Summary to Concepts.

Parameter Description
QuerySummaryAdvanced Whether to enable the advanced algorithm for query summaries, for dynamic summaries and automatic query guidance.
QuerySummaryLength The maximum number of best terms to use in a query summary.
QuerySummaryMaxDocLength The maximum number of characters in each document to use to generate a query summary.
QuerySummaryNumbers Whether to allow numeric and alphanumeric values in query summaries.
QuerySummaryPlus Whether to enable the QuerySummaryPlus algorithm for query summaries.
QuerySummaryStopPhraseMode Disable the configured QuerySummaryStopPhraseMode.
QuerySummaryTerms The number of terms to use to generate a query summary.
QuerySummaryWhiteListMode Disable the configured QuerySummaryWhiteListMode.

This action accepts the following standard ACI action parameters.

Parameter Description
ActionID A string to use to identify an ACI action.
EncryptResponse Encrypt the output.
FileName The file to write output to.
ForceTemplateRefresh Forces the server to load the template from disk.
Output Writes output to a file.
ResponseFormat The format of the action output.
Template The template to use for the action output.
TemplateParamCSVs A list of variables to use for the specified template.


You must set one of the following parameters or parameter combinations:

When you set Summary to Concepts, you must set the Text parameter.


If you distribute the Summarize action by using a Distributed Action Handler, you cannot use any parameters that specify the IDs of documents. Use parameters that identify documents by their reference instead.