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Pawtucket2 - controlling search and browse results - format and sorting

Site is at https://archive.kaldorartprojects.org.au/. I have read the following articles in detail:

https://docs.collectiveaccess.org/wiki/Customizing_Pawtucket_-_Section_by_section
https://docs.collectiveaccess.org/wiki/Pawtucket_Application_Configuration
https://docs.collectiveaccess.org/wiki/App.conf

But the advice given there doesn't seem to match up with the actual contents of the app.confs (for either Prov or Pawtucket). For instance:

  • I don't see any reference to result_views_for_ (obviously the table name would be ca_objects)
  • There is no 'Results' folder in any Theme (including Default or Copyme) - should I create one?
  • I don't see any reference for result_sort_options_for_

So I'm confused at to how to proceed. I am attempting to do two things:

  1. Make search results such as https://archive.kaldorartprojects.org.au/index.php/Search/objects/removeCriterion/title_facet/removeID/238/view/list/key/4aea10f7d471382f5ea557cca5ece545 appear more like Browse results such as https://archive.kaldorartprojects.org.au/index.php/Browse/objects/facet/creator_facet/id/39/view/images/key/e7ea7a9363bf62768d1a37a4a0c78efa - larger images.
  2. Ideally, give website visitors the ability to control the sort or display parameters - I'm sure I saw this somewhere but now can't locate it.

Thank you for any help!

Comments

  • This site does the Advanced Search results EXACTLY how we want - large images, and ability to sort and view as. This should be very simple for me to implement, but I just can't find the appropriate code. If anyone could point me to the right code, I'd be most grateful.

    http://digitalcollections.archives.nysed.gov/index.php/Search/objects

  • I believe this is to do with List and Grid results, but again am a bit confused as the instructions I've found don't seem to marry up with the actual code. Can anybody assist please?

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