[IC] Limit Results from Catagory List selection
edl at newmediaems.com
Wed Oct 15 09:51:27 EDT 2003
At 01:36 PM 10/15/2003 +0200, you wrote:
>Quoting Craig Halverson <n0va at nbnet.nb.ca>:
>>On Wednesday 15 October 2003 05:01, Rene Hertell wrote:
>> > > Hey everyone,
>> > > I've been poking around IC for a short while. I have a
>> > > functional setup now
>> > > with Canada Post Shipping, and a product database and whatnot.
>> > > I'm wondering
>> > > where i'd go about setting my ml= to return 20 results from a category
>> > > selection from the left category list instead of the default 50
>> > > it gives.
>> > > I've looked through all the default files and cant find any reference to
>> > > ml=50 or matchlimit=50 anywhere.
>> > You have to add mv_matchlimit (or ml) to your query/search. IC uses by
>> > default 50 if nothing is specified..
>> > René
>>I'm not looking for a return from a search.. I'm looking for the left
>>list's routine so I can add the ml= to that query. If I change it in the
>>actual component file, it only limits the amount of left categories that show
>>up not how many results are displayed when you click on the sub category.
>Those links are built using the bar_link routine. This routine
>uses the data from the cat table.
>I suggest you alter the data in the cat table as follows:
>Do the following for each entry in the cat table:
>1. Change the link_type from 'Simple search' to 'Complex search'
>2. Clear the selector field
>3. Add following info to search field. Example for category 'Step Stools':
>Good luck !
In the alternative, you could just modify the bar_link subroutine in
VENDROOT/catalog_before.cfg to add the ml=n argument to the scan URL.
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