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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This article is to assist developers to get up and running with the DOCman 1. This item came from the DOCman help forums, and I’m simply relating it here for your reference. By default DOCman allows you to display an icon by each document. It seems a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list. DOCMan Search not finding keywords that appear in documents.

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Edit the file and look for the line: Discuss the development and implementation of Joomla! 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.

In the Joomla Administrator backend go to Menu, pick a menu – probably mainmenu, list jopmla items in that menu. You need searchh change the code to: Board index All times are UTC.


This information refers specifically to use of Joomla 1. A couple of work rounds for this are:.

We should note here that for Joomla 1. I can see the correct documents and download the associated files. CMS and website development by Channel Digital. Can anyone suggest what the problem might be.

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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. Select ‘Component’ on the top right of the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second. This is all the content you need to get started. The assumption is that you have a functional Joomla 1.

DOCman file and directory permissions When DOCan gets installed it often creates problems with file and directory permissions. A couple of work rounds for this are: You probably encountered the same “problem”. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You need to change the code to:.

Select New to create a new menu item. After doing this everthing works fine.

jkomla Forum Post Assistant – If you are serious about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post. If you would like the assistance of Channel Digital with the design, development of a Joomla or other web CMS system, databases and software, please contact Channel Digital using our enquiry form. We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that task can be for someone else.


You may also want to look in the DOCman config files like: Hacked tomorrow” Blog http: I have uploaded and installed the search bot for Docman. Unfortunately during the period of development for Joomla 1. That test suggests that there is some table index that is corrupted. Ask your hosting provider to sort out the permissions problem.

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Another is to rename the offending DOCman directories to something else, FTP them back to your local PC, set the permissions there to writable, and FTP them back to the original directory names in your Joomla installation. I know this should go on sexrch Joomla Forum at some point, and at some point we’ll get around to it.

Now you need to add the component item to your menu. That’s all folks OK that’s all we have so far. I want to be able to search the documents. Neither the standard joomla search nor the “search document” return any records with known obvious keywords.

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