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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You may also want to look in the DOCman config files like: We should note here that for Joomla 1. DOCMan Search not finding keywords that appear in documents.

CMS and website jiomla by Channel Digital. After doing this everthing works fine. The search works appropria tely in one but not the other suggesting some form of file corruption. That test suggests that there is some table index that is corrupted.

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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.

To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy. Edit joola file and look for the line: 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.

Interesting, I jopmla two web sites. A couple of work rounds for seadch are: One person in the forums got around it this way. Then I examined the sql and found that a document must be approved and published to be included in the search result.


You probably encountered the same “problem”. The assumption is that you have a functional Joomla 1. You will need to make several directories writable to allow DOCman to function properly. Board index All times are UTC. DOCman file and directory permissions When DOCan gets installed it often joomoa problems with file and directory permissions. Discuss the development and implementation of Joomla! Hacked tomorrow” Blog http: Sometimes DOCman actually locks file permissions seacrh they cannot be changed.

Forum Post Assistant – If you are serious about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post. Unfortunately during the period of development for Joomla 1. This was fixed by putting the DOCman component link on the main menu Item 2 above. Select ‘Component’ on the top right of the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second.

I know this should go on a Joomla Forum at some point, and at some point we’ll get around to it. docmna

You need JavaScript enabled to view it. All we did here was manually set the size of the thumbnail required using the width and height attributes of the image in the code.

Suggestions would be appreciated. The file to edit is: 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.

Can anyone suggest what the problem might be. IT will only search the docman descriptions. Now you need to add the component item to your menu. By default DOCman allows you to display an icon by each seatch. Neither the standard joomla search nor the “search document” return any records with known obvious keywords.

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This usually solves the problem. This information refers specifically to use of Joomla 1.


We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Good luck, and please link to this page if you think it will help others. We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that task can be for uoomla else.

Help with DOCman for Joomla 1.0 developers

A couple of work rounds for this are:. It seems a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list.

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. You need to change the code to:. Last edited by jciconsult on Mon May 07, Project relies on revenue from these advertisements koomla please consider disabling the ad blocker for this domain.

Frankly the documentation and support of DOCman is a joke, but the component docmaan quite useful, and these three little tips made it quite workable for us.

I accept cookies from this site Agree. The most important is the dmdocuments directory itself, for which you should change the permissions toor something similar, at least during the development phase. In the Joomla Administrator backend go to Menu, pick a menu – probably mainmenu, list the items in that menu.

This article is to assist developers to searcy up and running with the DOCman 1. I can see the correct documents and download the associated files. Select New to create a new menu item.