Re: [Emerald] boolean search

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Sat, 12 Dec 1998 23:29:15 -0800

Tommy Cheng wrote:
> In previous version of Emerald (v 2.2.238) boolean search was available
> on mbr's, services, names, and etc. For example, if I am searching for
> the last name of 'Bigelow', I used to just type in 'gel', and it gives
> me a listing of all last names with 'gel' in it. The same principle
> applies to services and MBR's. Now I am required to type in either the
> last name with the correct beginning character (ex: 'big'), or the
> entire last name correctly. I can no longer start in the middle and
> find all possible matches. It seems that this function is no longer
> available. Is it poosible to restore it?

A trick would be to add a % to the front of the string if you want it
to be containing that string. Most likely this was an inadvertant
change when the new search module was written. I'll look into
correcting it.

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