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Bruce Christopher
15 January 2018, 09:28 PM
In Reunion 11, I was able to search my Source records for "arkivverket.no" and it would find 131 sources. In Reunion 12 the same search turns up nothing! (I know they're still there) What is going on?

Mark
16 January 2018, 12:54 AM
In Reunion 12 we changed the source search to be a “starts with” (as opposed to the old “contains” method) search, meaning it looks at the beginning of words when you search (like when searching for a person in the People sidebar).

I’m guessing you’re searching for a URL which actually “starts with” “http://“ or “http://www.”, but “contains” your search parameters.

We are considering adding an option to use the previous “contains” search. You might see that option in the next build.

HTH

theKiwi
16 January 2018, 09:06 AM
In Reunion 12 we changed the source search to be a “starts with” (as opposed to the old “contains” method) search, meaning it looks at the beginning of words when you search (like when searching for a person in the People sidebar).

I’m guessing you’re searching for a URL which actually “starts with” “http://“ or “http://www.”, but “contains” your search parameters.

We are considering adding an option to use the previous “contains” search. You might see that option in the next build.

Could you perhaps make it so that it's still "Starts with", but allows the use of a wildcard so

Starts with *arkivverket.no would find it no matter where in the string it was.

Roger

bmohr
16 January 2018, 03:59 PM
We are considering adding an option to use the previous “contains” search. You might see that option in the next build.

Yes, please! I'd suggest using the same approach Safari does, where clicking on the magnifying glass pops up a menu.

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I love Roger's idea of allowing wildcards, but I think supporting them only at the beginning of the search field would be confusing. Full wildcard support (i.e.: allowing searches for "*cards" or "wild*" or even "wi*ds") would be awesome.

Bruce Christopher
19 January 2018, 06:43 PM
I'd suggest using the same approach Safari does, where clicking on the magnifying glass pops up a menu.

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Interesting. I do not see that feature in Safari (Version 11.0.2). When I click on the magnifying glass icon it displays a list of search engines and matches from my browsing history.

Bruce Christopher
19 January 2018, 07:21 PM
In Reunion 12 we changed the source search to be a “starts with” (as opposed to the old “contains” method) search, meaning it looks at the beginning of words when you search (like when searching for a person in the People sidebar).

I’m guessing you’re searching for a URL which actually “starts with” “http://“ or “http://www.”, but “contains” your search parameters.

We are considering adding an option to use the previous “contains” search. You might see that option in the next build.

HTH

Thank you, Mark, for your explanation. Any expansion of the search options would be welcomed.

I had previously lobbied for a better search methodology in the Sources window, when I posted to the "Wish List" forum on 11 Dec 2016 ("Wish List: better search engine for List-Sources"). I am disappointed that the Reunion 12 methodology isn't anywhere close to what I had in mind. To summarize, I suggested making it more like the Find feature or enabling boolean operators like AND and OR.

bmohr
19 January 2018, 07:49 PM
Interesting. I do not see that feature in Safari (Version 11.0.2). When I click on the magnifying glass icon it displays a list of search engines and matches from my browsing history.

That pop-up menu doesn't appear in the combined address/search field, but rather in the "find in page" field. Open a web page and type command-F. A new search bar appears just below the tab bar with the field I was referring to.

Gregg
22 January 2018, 04:36 PM
I'd suggest using the same approach Safari does, where clicking on the magnifying glass pops up a menu.We uploaded a new build of Reunion 12 that will allow you to choose between a "starts with" and a "contains" search in the Sources sidebar and the Sources List window.

To make sure you have the latest build of Reunion 12, choose Help > Check for Updates from Reunion 12's main menubar.

Click on the "Show" popup menu to the left of the search text and select either "starts with" or "contains" in the popup.

bmohr
22 January 2018, 05:02 PM
We uploaded a new build of Reunion 12 that will allow you to choose between a "starts with" and a "contains" search in the Sources sidebar and the Sources List window.

Looks great! The "Show" menu is the perfect place for this setting.