[EP-tech] Re: Searches - more information *PLEASE HELP*

Tim Brody tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed May 2 14:58:15 BST 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-01 at 22:13 +1000, Phil wrote:
> Thanks Tim,  I hope this is what you need:
> If the title is "little red riding hood: the wolf's side of the story"
>  for example, an search in the title field for anything before the
>  colon is not found.  Any search for words after the colon will return
>  a result.  Therefore, title search for "riding hood" will give us
>  nothing, search for the "wolf's side" and we get the correct result
>  returned.  If you query the database directly then all the words on
>  both sides of the colon are in the index under title.  If you look at
>  the other email from Antje before this  you will see the SQL statement
>  and results that I did today.
> I can't get any more until Thursday as I am only a part time volunteer,
>  so if you need more than this and the other email I will have to get
>  it then.

Well that's weird. It really would be easier for me to directly debug
this if you can send me (offline) log in details ...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Tim Brody
> Sent: 01 May 2012 21:48
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Searches - more information *PLEASE HELP*
> On Tue, 2012-05-01 at 07:22 +0000, A.Dun at acfonline.org.au wrote:
> > With regards to previous email for searches not working
> > 
> > If there is a colon ":"  in the title it is not finding words before the colon but finding them after, this is happening with multiple items.
> > 
> > Any assistance would be very much appreciated.
> Hi,
> Note: starting in 3.3 ':' is meaningful in simple searches and constrains the next term to the given field e.g.
> title:phenomenon
> Will search the title field only for "phenomenon".
> I need an exact description of what you're doing - the raw "title", the indexed terms and the raw string(s) your searching with.
> Otherwise, can you give me direct access to your server?
> --
> All the best,
> Tim
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