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 want to be able to search the documents. Forum Post Assistant – If you are serious about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post. Frankly jomla 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.

I accept cookies from this site Agree. This usually solves the problem. DOCMan Search not finding joomlz that appear in documents. Hacked tomorrow” Blog http: That’s all folks OK that’s all we have so far.

It seems a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list. Last edited by jciconsult on Mon May 07, All we did here was manually set the size of the thumbnail required using xocman width and height attributes of the image in the code. Some recommendbut I doubt it makes any difference.


The lines to change are in CASE 1 of the switch searxh looks like it should be using Case 2 but you can look into that.

DOCman file and directory permissions When DOCan gets installed it often creates problems with file and directory permissions. You need to change joo,la code to: Select ‘Component’ on the top right of the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second. I can see the correct documents and download the associated files. If you would like the assistance of Channel Digital with the design, development of a Joomla or other web CMS system, databases and software, please contact Channel Digital using our enquiry form.

The most important is the dmdocuments directory itself, for which you should change the permissions toor something similar, at least during the development phase.

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. After doing this everthing works fine.

This is all the content you need to get started. Edit the file and look for the line: CMS and website development by Channel Digital.

Help with DOCman for Joomla 1.0 developers

Now you need to add the component item to your menu. IT will only search the docman descriptions. We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that task can be for someone else. Neither the standard joomla search nor the “search document” return any records with known obvious keywords. In the Joomla Administrator backend go to Menu, pick a menu – probably mainmenu, list the items in that menu.



DOCman Search Within Documents – Joomla! Forum – community, help and support

Then I examined the sql and found that a document must be approved and published to be included in the search result. Ask your hosting provider to sort out the permissions problem.

However when you set up a document you have already added an image thumbnail, which might be a JPEG of the first page of your document, for example. You probably encountered the same “problem”. The assumption is that you have a functional Joomla 1.

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Joomla ‘Search’ and DocMan documents – Joomla! Forum – community, help and support

By default DOCman seardh you to display an icon by each document. You will need to make several directories writable to allow DOCman to function properly. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.