[ic] Retrieving Search Element Values

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Thu Feb 19 02:53:16 UTC 2009

On 02/18/2009 03:16 PM, rapier wrote:
> I'm trying to find a reasonable way of retrieving search element values 
> from a search request.
> For example, say I have a site that sells various types of widgets and 
> geegaws. The product list would include
> Flavor	Class
> Heavy 	Widget
> Plastic Widget
> Bouncy 	Widget
> Fluffy	Widget
> Heavy 	Geegaw
> Silly 	Geegaw
> Metal 	Geegaw
> Bouncy 	Geegaw
> Every time someone searches for a widget I'd like to display a specific 
> block of text. When they search for Geegaws I don't want that text 
> displayed. Likewise, if they are searching for anything Heavy I don't 
> want to display the text.
> Essentially what I'm looking for is some method to use in the results 
> page to determine what the mv_search_field and mv_searchspec was.

[value mv_search_field] [value mv_searchspec]

If it's a coordinated search with more than one searchspec then you can
specify the index of a particular one with the [value-extended] tag:
[value-extended name=mv_searchspec index=0]


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