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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That’s all folks OK that’s all we have so far. Suggestions would be appreciated. This item came from the DOCman help forums, and I’m simply relating it here for your reference.

The assumption is that you have a functional Joomla 1.

Sometimes DOCman actually locks file permissions so they cannot be changed. You will need to make several directories writable to allow DOCman to function properly. Ask your hosting provider to sort out the permissions problem. IT will only search the docman descriptions. Frankly the documentation and support of DOCman is a joke, but the component is quite useful, and these three little tips made it quite workable for us.

I have uploaded and installed the search bot for Docman. 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. Unfortunately during the period of development for Joomla 1.


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In the Joomla Administrator backend go to Menu, pick a menu – probably mainmenu, list the items in that menu. This usually solves the problem.

You need to change the code to: We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OK that’s all we have so far.

Hacked tomorrow” Blog http: By default DOCman allows you to display an icon by each document. You may also want to look in the DOCman config files like: Edit the file and look for the line: Select New to create a new menu item.

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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. Then I examined the sql and found that a document jomola be approved and published to be included in the search result.

Joomla and DOCman Versions: This article is to assist developers to get up and running with the DOCman 1. You need to change the code to:. The file to edit is: A couple of work rounds for this are: It docmab a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list.

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To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy. This is all the content you need to get started. The search works appropria tely in one but not the other suggesting some form of file corruption. Forum Post Assistant – If you are searvh about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post.

All we did here was manually set the size of the thumbnail required using the width and height attributes of the image in the code.

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. Select ‘Component’ on the top right of the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second.

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Discuss the development and implementation of Joomla! We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that task can be for someone else. Interesting, I have two web sites. We should note here that for Joomla 1.

Can anyone suggest what the problem might be.

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