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Browse by an entity's gender - Restrict to include only certain relationships

We have the following browse.conf configuration for the 'browse by gender' functionality but the issue is that it finds all relationships and we would like to restrict the gender browse to only consider certain relationship types like
restrict_to_relationship_types = [creator,Collaborating_Artist,publisher,painter,engraver,printer,etcher,author,handcolourist,masterprinter,videographer]
i.e. if one of the above is male or female then display the results in Browse and exclude others from the browse results. Can this be configured?
I tried to use "suppress = [772]," where 772 is the item id of the entity type to to be excluded from browse but it doesn't work.

gender = {
type = attribute,
element_code = sex,
relative_to = ca_entities,
group_mode = none,
facet_groups = [],
label_singular = _("Artist Gender"),
label_plural = _("Artist Genders")


  • What does this browse return? Objects?

  • @seth

    Yes, this browse returns objects where any of the object's entity's has the selected gender attribute.

    The issue we have is, for example, when we select 'female' as the Artist Gender to Browse by, it not only returns objects where the artist's gender is female but also other objects where the entity's gender is female such as object Initiator, sponsor etc.

    We would like to restrict the browse by gender functionality to only return objects for selected entity types - mainly Artist

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