Instructions provided describe how to modify a user created address locator based on the US Address Single House style to return candidates for addresses near the exact house number. The Single House locator style does not index the house number at ArcGIS version 10.x, which is different from the ArcGIS version 9.x 'One Address locator style' locators. Since the house number is a lookup by default, no candidates are returned if the exact house number is not entered in the input address. This grammar element change makes the locator a little bit slower.
Warning: Prior to modifying the existing address, make a copy of the *.loc.xml in the folder where the address locator is stored and ensure the user has write permissions to this folder.
Note: Notepad++ is an example of a text editor that can be used to modify the XML file.
Note: If the locator is in use in ArcMap, remove the locator from the Address Locator Manager before selecting Rebuild. If the locator is related to a geocode service, stop the geocode service before attempting to rebuild the locator.