[Koha] Search for local call number

Chris Cormack chris at bigballofwax.co.nz
Sat Jun 4 07:57:26 NZST 2011

On 4 Jun 2011 07:53, "Linda Culberson" <lculber at mdah.state.ms.us> wrote:
> Chris,
> We've talked it over, and we would like to try writing a patch for this,
if there is no objection from the community.
> Thanks.
> Linda

Hi Linda

That's fantastic, and worst come to worst if ppl do want the wordlist
behaviour we can make it a systempreference so ppl can choose that, but I
think phrase for callnumber always makes sense.

Feel free to ask on koha-devel or on irc for help if you need and again a
big yay!

> On 1:59 PM, Chris Cormack wrote:
>> On 3 June 2011 09:15, Linda Culberson<lculber at mdah.state.ms.us>  wrote:
>>> All,
>>> I've taken advice from the Koha group and enlisted the assistance of the
>>> staff  in helping me find problems in Koha.  One of the things we
>>> discovered in our version 3.4.1, is that the search for call number
>>> searches by word  ( callnum,wrdl ) when what we think we need is
>>> callnum,phr .
>>> The callnum,wrdl  works as is as long as there are no
>>> spaces.PI/1985.0031 works.  920/M69b  pulls up that call number but
>>> 920/M69ba and 920/M69bi  (which to me is okay, because the 920/M69b is
>>> first) Â But a search for Series 21 pulls up "Series 410/Roll 2164" as
>>> well as "Series 21" and "Series 21/Yazoo County"
>>> I know how to change it in the template, but is that what I should be
>>> doing?
>> IANAC (I am not a Cataloguer) but phrase makes more sense to me.
>> As long as it supports right truncation. Which looking at your example
>> it appears to do.
>> I think this could be your first patch to Koha, Linda :)
>> Chris
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> Linda Culberson      lculber at mdah.state.ms.us
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> Ms. Dept. of Archives & History
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