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Re: Tag module, multiple words as tags
  • 2012/2/24 2:58

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So... is it a go ?

I use a hyphen. Like xoops-module. It's less ugly, than
xoops_module, and from what I read some time ago, google
ignores the hyphen,but not the underscore.

Two words with space would certainly be better.



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Re: Lost two development sites after hiding common utilities
  • 2012/2/23 19:25

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Thanks everyone...



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Re: Lost two development sites after hiding common utilities
  • 2012/2/23 18:33

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Mamba,

What I did was hide from being seen in the main menu, I did
not deactivate. It is not something I would prefer to have
a user seeing in the menu.

For the record, I did it twice only to confirm the source of
the problem :) I thought it important enough to be able
to report as a problem... wanted to recreate before reporting.
They are development sites and I can recreate them with
a few days of work. Of course I would rather recover them.

I'm using rmcommons 2.1, using the red mexico theme for
admin and mozilli_iso on the site side.

I'll try killing the database entries that refer to it and
change the admin theme, installing the latest version...














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Lost two development sites after hiding common utilities
  • 2012/2/23 4:44

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In system/modules menu in common utilities, hiding
common utilities causes two development sites to go
down, can't get them back.

Immediately after hiding common utilities, the next click
goes to a white page.

I went to mysql, unhid, no help. Problem unresolved.




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Re: Document Management Module
  • 2012/2/22 1:26

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Thank you...



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Re: Document Management Module
  • 2012/2/21 18:34

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I'm not finding a chk_comments_enable field in the
database. I see nothing to enable comments.

As for working, I've used version 1.91 with similar methods
of install on production and development sites without issue.
As a module, it seems stable with room for improvement.
The next version of Xoops may be a different story.

But yes, I realize it's untested. I'm running on a development
site, largely dependent on a DMS. I'm hoping your next
version will be ready before I am.

That aside, it's a great module. I'm just sharing the experience.

Thank you.

I do have one question... when you click on and goto a
folder, folder_expand strips folder_id= from the address.
As a result the back button does not work. Would you
share the line of code that makes that happen ?

B.T.W. the new search full text results is much nicer :)



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Re: Document Management Module
  • 2012/2/21 9:43

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Thanks for the DMS upgrade. I have been using ver 1.91.

I have installed the upgrade, working under xoops 2.5.4 with
full text search.

Installed with debub on, fixed a few can't write to files or folder errors. Also, you have a file, don't remember which, if Linux lines
commented out, had to uncomment to make it work.

Admin doesn't work from the admin panel, you get a blank screen. You have to go into admin from the module page, options/admin.

But, can't do much there. I had to make most configs directly
in mysql. But the module works great.

Also, the package doesn't have the swish-e docs, had to
copy over from the earlier version.

Making full-text search work:

1. Edit swish-e.conf doc, change index dir and index file to
point to to your repository directory.

2. Change FileFilter .dat to
FileFilter .dat "your-path-to-repository/_binfilter.sh" "'%p'"

3. compile the search index.
From console run: swish-e -c swish-e.conf -f index.swish-e

4. enable full text searching in config.

5. Point to swish-e path in config. e.g., for me it's /usr/bin for me

Couldn't make cofig changes in module page/admin . The
write configuration files fails to write with few exceptions.

I am getting an error, possibly related config not writing.
"Notice: Undefined variable: dms_config in file /modules/dms/inc_dms_functions.php line 907"

I say this is possibly related because I cannot enable comments, and and config_main.php refers to "dms_config" relative to enabling
comments. The can't find dms_config error may explain, just
a guess, why I have little luck in writing to the config file.

config_main.php says
$query = "UPDATE ".$dmsdb->prefix('dms_config')." SET
data = '".dms_get_var_chk("chk_comments_enable")."' WHERE name='comments_enable'"; $dmsdb->query($query);

I went to the mysql cofig table, there is no chk_
comments_enable field ? Can I enable it directly in mysql ?




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Re: Document Management Module
  • 2012/2/21 6:21

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I went to the the Sphinx website. They have no searching ?
That's funny.

Didn't see an index files spider like feature in the docs for
Spinx, so I went to google/advanced, and searched the terms

spider AND index

I found this on a forum...

"I was wondering if I can use this to spider multiple websites. As nice as it is to create a search engine for my own information, I am creating a website and would like to search a couple of websites that aren't mine (it's not against their TOS) for data purposes.

I am sure that answer is around here somewhere but I thought I would ask just to be certain."

Answer:
"Sphinx does not include any Web spider. But you could of course use some 3rd party spider to fetch the documents and put them into database, and then index that database."

It looks blazing fast with huge amounts of data, but appears
dependent on a database and won't spider.

___________

From what I've read about swish-e you can search meta-data, xml, have multiple indexes, can limit to document sets, and spiders off-site.

Also found a benchmark on mysql vs. swish-e full text
searching, at http://joshr.com/src/docs/IndexingWithSwishe-Rabinowitz.pdf. Looking for a Swish-e, Spinx comparison.

Is a full text query searching something to be concerned
about ? I tend to look for the least query intensive alternative.
Not sure if it's a valid concern. Any thoughts ?

And a question, anyone familiar wit Tesseract OCR, google
open source ocr.



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Re: Document Management Module
  • 2012/2/20 22:48

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reifsnyderb

Have you enabled swish-e in the config file ?
Entered the path ?
Created an index ?

It is functional if these are done correctly. For me, I had to
manually enable the full-text search feature in mysql (write
config has issues for me), figure out path to swish-e (my
swish-e path is /usr/bin), enter the path into config,
(maybe directly into mysql, don't remember), then goto the repository
directory (that's where _binfilter.sh should be) and execute the swish-e index. (a function on swish-e side, found
instructions online).

Took a little doing, not plug and play, but after the index is
created it works like a charm. Well worth the effort.

I'm going to learn more about swish-e, it has a lot of
functionality, I'd love to incorporate into website search
function.



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Re: Document Management Module
  • 2012/2/20 1:20

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I use DMS on the current Xoops. It took very little tweaking,
don't remember exactly what, but it was a simple fix with
debug turned on. Not all functions work on the admin side,
but a very functional module.

An upgrade would be great and worth supporting.




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