[Koha] Question on Patron Search

Nicole Engard nengard at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 14:05:36 NZDT 2011


I actually thought it was only any part of the name or barcode, but I
just tested on my install and found that email does in fact work.  Can
anyone else tell me what else is searchable by default? I'll update
the manual with it all.


On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM, Cynthia Ng <cynthia.s.ng at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am a student at UBC in the LIS program and I'm doing an assignment
> related to Koha. I hope someone wouldn't mind answering my question as
> I searched through the documentation and mailing list archive but
> didn't find an answer to my question.
> I'm using the ByWater Solutions' Koha v3.03 test instance and was
> playing around with the Patron Search interface. I noticed in the
> documentation that the patron search is supposed to cover any part of
> a name and barcode number (ref:
> http://koha-community.org/documentation/3-2-manual/?ch=x7264 using 3.2
> since the 3.0 documentation didn't cover this topic), but I found that
> using e-mail worked too.
> So, I was wondering if there is a more complete list of which fields
> are searchable or if it's something that can be customized in the
> administrative panel that I missed.
> Any further information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
> Sincerely,
> Cynthia Ng
> MLIS Candidate, UBC School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS)
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