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Question #1568

Search Function

Added by Victoria Leonard 20 days ago. Updated 3 days ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Low
Category:
UI
Target version:
-
Start date:
2021-08-29
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Description

Hello, I was wondering if it would be possible to improve the search function so that a user could search for a specific phrase?

Many thanks,

Victoria

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#1

Updated by Alexander Watzinger 19 days ago

  • Assignee set to Alexander Watzinger
  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Category set to UI
  • Tracker changed from Feature to Question

I'm guessing with phrase you mean exactly in this order. Lets assume I'm in the demo version and interested in finding the place Den Haag.

The global search searches natively for phrases, so if I enter en h at https://demo.openatlas.eu/overview/search I only find Den Haag. To search for en and h no matter what is in between I would have to enter a wild card so n%h finds much more, see manual: https://demo.openatlas.eu/static/manual/tools/search.html

At the table filter at e.g. the place overview: https://demo.openatlas.eu/index/place it works a little different. There you would have to put in quotes so "en h" shows you just Den Haag and 2 other entries where this seems to be contained in the description.

In case this doesn't answer your question I would kindly ask to provide an example and links for the specific situation.

#2

Updated by Alexander Watzinger 3 days ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed

Closing this issue because it seems to be answered. In case this isn't the case, please notify us Victoria.

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