[ic] mv_profile and mv_search_map
edl at newmediaems.com
Tue Jan 6 14:01:04 EST 2004
At 05:55 PM 1/6/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>Ed LaFrance wrote:
>>It's quite doable - I've done this with many catalogs. With just a bit of
>>work, the foundation results page can be changed to handle SQL queries;
>>the larger volume of work is changing the search forms and one-click
>>searches (sidebar links) from interchange search calls to straight cgi
>>values to be incorporated into the SQL, and of course writing your
>>handler which evaluates the above to develop a smart SQL statement. It is
>>worth the effort, however.
>Can you still use the [search-region] tag or do you need to create a new
>usertag to incorporate the query results with the results template?
>Up to now I've tended to approach it by just replacing [search-region] in
>the template with a query tag (and item-* with sql-* etc.), and then
>controlling the output by passing values through in the query string. Any
>pointers to a more elegant solution would be appreciated.
That is essentially the approach that I was attempting to describe.
- Ed L.
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