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Feature #1440

Search with unaccented characters

Added by Alexander Watzinger 4 months ago. Updated 4 months ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Low
Category:
Backend
Target version:
Start date:
2021-01-06
Estimated time:

Description

Feature request from Zachary:

Please implement that e.g. that Komnēnē is even when searched for Komnene (see e.g. MAMEMS project https://mamems.openatlas.eu/entity/311).

History

#1

Updated by Alexander Watzinger 4 months ago

  • Target version set to 6.0.0
  • Assignee set to Alexander Watzinger
  • Status changed from New to Assigned
  • Category set to Backend
  • Description updated (diff)
#2

Updated by Alexander Watzinger 4 months ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to In Progress
#3

Updated by Alexander Watzinger 4 months ago

  • Subject changed from Search for special characters to Search with unaccented characters
#4

Updated by Alexander Watzinger 4 months ago

  • Target version changed from 6.0.0 to 5.7.0
  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed

I implemented it with the unaccent PostgreSQL extension (fortunately already in PostgreSQL standard package) so now:

komnene will find Komnēnē (and vice-versa)

Will be release with next version and a big thank you to Zachary for suggesting this really handy feature.

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