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Add the very useful variable to FormattedSearch that simply gives the number of items returned from a search returns the number of incidences of a regex string. Useful for such things as listing number of comments in a topic.

TWiki:Main.ColasNahaboo provided a patch implementing this feature for Cairo (see TWiki:Codev.FormattedSearchCountVariable). I did a quick check to see if it could be easily modified for Dakar but couldn't find any corresponding code in Develop version of search.pm.


With some coaching (and prodding smile ) from CC, I ported the patch provided by Colas to Develop version of lib/TWiki/Search.pm.

SVN 6244

LB


Added documentation to FormattedSearch (just after $pattern).

SVN 6245

Also added note to TWiki:Codev.DakarReleaseNotes#New_count_reg_exp_variable_in_TW.

LB

Side note: having carried this through, I realize it wasn't fully the feature I imagined. :-\ See revised text above. Still need feature for simply returning number of items found in a search. Separate feature request for another day...

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Summary Port Formatted Search Count Variable from Cairo version.
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.LynnwoodBrown
Codebase

AppliesTo Engine
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor

Checkins 6244 6245 6248
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