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Feature Request - Google style searching


Mammut
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Hi,

 

as I see now Daminion is searching for the exact expression which I typed in the editbox.

 

I think it'd be better if I could search for simply words and search for expressions with the " " characters.

 

I know that I can search for only words using the Advanced Search and the AND operation, but it takes longer.

 

Thanks and Regards,

mammut

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Do you use a shared on a local catalog? There is a known bug with Shared Catalog that permits to use Quick Search with large databases (~200k files) due to a time-out issue of search queries.

 

I know about that bug, I told you about it, too. ;)

 

But I have no problem with the searching itself. I'd like to search for simple words and not for a full expression.

 

In example, when I search for:

 

modern buildings

 

than Daminion wants to search for *modern buildings*, so it wants to search for an expression and not for the words, and because those are 2 different keywords in my database, it finds nothing.

 

I have to use the Advanced Search to add 2 different search items:

 

*modern* AND *buildings*

 

then it finds the images. But it's a lot of time to go always to the Advanced Search.

 

If I search only for modern or only for buildings with the quick search, it finds images without a problem. So it's working, that's not a problem.

 

I'd like to search for simple words, and if I need to find an expression, then I could use the " " characters (or your * * characters), like at Google.

 

By the way I'm using local catalog, because I have more catalogs now because of those time-out errors.

 

Regards,

mammut

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