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Question #1568

Search Function

Added by Victoria Leonard over 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
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 over 1 year ago

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

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 about 1 year 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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