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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I want to be able to search the documents. I know this should go on a Joomla Forum at some point, and at some point we’ll get around to it. DOCman file and directory permissions When DOCan gets installed it often creates problems with file and directory permissions.

It seems a great waste to have set up a document thumbnail, and then not use it in the list. Hacked tomorrow” Blog http: That test suggests that there is some table index that is corrupted.

However when you set up a document you jkomla already added an image thumbnail, which might be a JPEG of the first page of your document, for example.

The lines to change are in CASE 1 of the switch statement looks like it should be using Case 2 but you can look into that. The file to edit is: Can anyone suggest what the problem might be.

Help with DOCman for Joomla 1.0 developers

Last edited by jciconsult on Mon May 07, 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. All we did here was manually set the size of the thumbnail required using the width and height attributes of docmxn image in the code. You may also want to look in the DOCman config files like: The assumption is that you have a functional Joomla 1.


This item came from the DOCman help forums, and I’m simply relating it socman for your reference.

You need to change the code to: I have uploaded and installed the search bot for Docman. You need dlcman change the code to:. Forum Post Assistant – If you are serious about wanting help, you will use this tool to help you post. This usually solves the problem.

Edit the file and look joom,a the line: DOCMan Search not finding keywords that appear in documents. We haven’t bothered to make this configurable, that task can be for someone else.

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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. I can see the correct documents and download the associated files. One person in the forums got around it this way. Now you need to add the component item to your menu. The search works appropria tely in socman but not the other suggesting some form of file corruption.

This article is to assist developers to get up and running with the DOCman 1. The main problem with this approach is that you end up with the old Docman files remaining in your installation, taking up space for ever.

CMS and website development by Channel Digital. We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Another is to rename the offending DOCman directories to something else, FTP them joomlw to your local PC, set the permissions there to writable, and FTP them back to the original directory names in your Joomla installation. Good luck, and please link to this page if you think it will moomla others. A couple of work rounds for this are:.


We should note here that for Joomla 1. Discuss the development and implementation of Joomla! I accept cookies from this site Agree. After doing this everthing works fine. A couple of work rounds for this are: Frankly the documentation and support of DOCman is searvh joke, but the component is quite useful, and these three searrch tips made it quite workable for us.

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Suggestions would be appreciated. In the Joomla Administrator backend go to Menu, pick a menu – probably mainmenu, list the items seafch that menu.

That’s all folks OK that’s all we have so far. Ask your hosting provider to sort out the permissions problem. Select ‘Component’ on the top right of the first screen, and DocMan in the components list of the second.

Sometimes DOCman actually locks file permissions so they cannot be changed. Board index All times are UTC. OK that’s all we have so far.

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