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Hi, we are using DOCman RC3 and are just going to update to the current release. The Joomla! version is My question is: Is it possible to search for . Hi, I really miss the docman search function. I know that is is integrated in joomla search now, but this is not working the same as the former docman search. Does anyone know to create or has an extension to search INSIDE documents in DOCman? So far, DOCman can only search through the.

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I accept cookies from this site Agree. Good luck, and please link to this page if you think it will help others. The file to edit is: This article is to assist developers to get up and running with the Joola 1. A couple of work rounds for this are: Save the menu item, and from you main menu you should now be able to navigate to the DocMan component, and see your documents available for download. This was fixed by putting the DOCman component link on the main menu Item 2 above.

Ask your hosting provider to sort out the permissions problem. That test suggests that there is some table index that is corrupted. The search works appropria tely in one but not the other suggesting some form of file corruption.

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The main problem with this approach is that you end up with the old Docman files remaining in your installation, taking up space for ever. Last edited by jciconsult on Mon May 07, OK that’s all we have so far. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy. You need to change the code to: This information refers specifically to use of Joomla 1.


However when you set up a document you have already added an image thumbnail, which might be a JPEG seagch the first page of your document, for example.

We should note here that for Joomla 1. Then I examined the sql and found that a document must be approved and published to be included in the search result. DOCMan Search not finding keywords that appear in documents. DOCman file and directory permissions When DOCan gets installed it often creates problems eocman file and directory permissions.

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. This item came from the DOCman help forums, and I’m simply relating it docmna for your reference. Can anyone suggest what the problem might be. You probably encountered the same “problem”.

The lines to change are in CASE 1 of the switch statement looks like it should be using Case 2 but you can look into that. That’s all folks OK that’s all we have so far. Edit the file and look for the line: Frankly the documentation and support of DOCman is a joke, but the component is quite useful, and these three little tips made it quite workable for us.

Suggestions would be appreciated. Joomla and DOCman Versions: I want to be able to search the documents. You may also want to look in the DOCman config files like: You will need to make several srarch writable to allow DOCman to function properly.

One person in the forums got around it this way. It seems a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list. Now you need to add the component item to your menu. After doing this everthing works fine. Unfortunately during the period of development for Joomla 1. Select ‘Component’ on the top right joomlz the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second.


All we did here was manually set the size of the thumbnail required using the width and sexrch attributes of the image in the code.

Forum Post Assistant – If you are serious about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post. This is all jokmla content you need to get joomal. A lot of users have an issue with this version of DOCman crashing, and the most usual fix is well documented in some of the DOCman forums.

Select New to create a new menu item. I can see the correct documents and download the associated files. Some recommendbut I doubt it makes any difference.

Sometimes DOCman actually locks file permissions so they cannot be changed. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Project relies on revenue from these advertisements so please consider disabling the ad blocker for this domain.

CMS and website development by Channel Digital. IT will only search the docman descriptions. The aearch important is the dmdocuments directory itself, for which you should change the permissions toor something similar, at least during the development phase.

I have uploaded and installed the search bot for Docman. We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that seadch can be for someone else.