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Quick and Basic Search

Hi. I'm having problem in finding the objects I create. I am working with providence 1.6.3.

the idno is defined as xx.1234.5.6
(2 characters, a dot, a number, a dot, another number).

I also added nonpreferred labels like '1234' (just the first number) or like "MV.1234" for each object

The point is that I cannot find any object by using quick o basic search looking for any specific idno (i.e. MV.1234.0.0, or - better - just MV.1234). It works just with other labels (preferred label, title,...)

It seems that it is only possible to find an object by idno using the Advanced Search.

Any suggestions? maybe changing the search_indexing.conf file (I am using the one provided without changes).

Thank you!

Comments

  • Hi,

    The default search_indexing.conf file *should* already be accounting for identifiers of that format, so the first thing I would try is rebuild your search indices. They may just be out of sync, which can cause searches on identifiers to fail.

    You can rebuild the search index in the web UI from Manage - Administration - Maintenance - Rebuild Search Indices.

    If that doesn't solve the problem, then the issue may in fact have to do with how your search_indexing.conf file is configured. Here is the relevant documentation for fixing it:

    http://docs.collectiveaccess.org/wiki/Cookbook_Chapter_5:_Configuration_Files#My_IDs_are_not_coming_up_in_the_search.2C_but_I_know_they_are_there.21

    Hope this helps!
  • thank you Jonathan!
    It worked fine!

    Really, in the search config, the expressions 
    search_tokenizer_regex = ^\pL\pN\pNd/_#\@\&\.
    indexing_tokenizer_regex = ^\pL\pN\pNd/_#\@\&\.
    had a "-" instead of the "." at the end.
    Changing it and rebuilnding indices made the difference!
    Ciao e grazie,
    GB
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