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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The assumption is that you have a functional Joomla 1. This is all the content you need to get started. This item seagch from the DOCman help forums, and I’m simply relating it here for your reference.

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We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. One person in the forums got around it this way. Hacked tomorrow” Blog http: It seems a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list. That’s all folks OK that’s all we have so far.

Select ‘Component’ on the top right of the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second. That test suggests that there is some table index that is corrupted.


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We should note here that for Joomla 1. Unfortunately during the period of development for Joomla 1. 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. This was fixed by putting the DOCman component link on the main menu Item 2 above. You probably encountered the same “problem”. We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that task can be for someone else.

Good luck, and please link to this page if you think it will help others. 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. By default DOCman allows you to display an icon by each document. Edit the file and look for the line: The file to edit is: Sometimes DOCman actually locks file permissions so they cannot be changed. Last edited by jciconsult on Mon May 07, You need to change the code to: I want to be able to search the documents.

This usually solves the problem. After doing this everthing works fine. In the Joomla Administrator backend go to Menu, pick a menu – probably mainmenu, list the items in that menu.

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

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I have uploaded and installed the search bot for Docman. Then I examined doccman sql and found that a document must be approved and published to be included in the search result.

DOCman file and directory permissions When DOCan gets installed it often creates problems with file and directory permissions.


I know this should go on a Joomla Forum at some point, and at some point we’ll get around to it. Ask your hosting provider to sort out the permissions problem. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy. The search works appropria tely in one but not the other suggesting some form of file corruption. I can see the correct documents and download the associated files. 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.

DOCMan Search not finding keywords that appear in documents. I accept cookies from this site Agree. You will need to make several directories writable to allow DOCman to function properly. Joomla and DOCman Versions: 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.

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. IT will only search the sesrch descriptions. You may also want to look in the DOCman config files like: You need to change the code to:. Select New to create a new menu item. Project relies on revenue from these advertisements so please consider disabling the ad blocker for this domain.