Development of the search feature

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Development of the search feature

Post by jimmyppi » Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:48 am

I have decided to put some time on the search feature. There are two improvements I have in mind:

1. A "previous" entry to go along with "next" entry and the entries will get clickable, as suggested in viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3952
2. Auto completion when writing a figure name or comic in the search text fields.

Are there more ideas for improvements out there?

One future development I have been thinking of is to connect the Marvel Calender to the search results.

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Re: Development of the search feature

Post by Starman » Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:27 am

Cool! I'm looking forward to it. :)
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Re: Development of the search feature

Post by jimmyppi » Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:51 pm

Ok, the new search is live!

http://www.chronologygraph.com/searchthemcp.php

What do you think? I'm open for suggestions for improvements.

Does the functionality descriptions make sense? Is the grammar/spelling correct?

The auto completion only works in firefox for now. If there are any "javascript for IE hackers" that want to try to fix it for internet explorer I would appreciate the help..

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Re: Development of the search feature

Post by Russ Chappell » Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:43 pm

This is...impressive.

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Re: Development of the search feature

Post by Starman » Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:24 pm

It's great! I love it. :)
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Re: Development of the search feature

Post by Somebody » Wed Nov 12, 2008 3:36 am

jimmyppi wrote:Does the functionality descriptions make sense? Is the grammar/spelling correct?
I would use "characters" instead of "figures" - the latter is technically accurate, but doesn't immediately parse as referring to characters.

Otherwise, looks good. Thanks for getting rid of the XSS in the links :)

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Re: Development of the search feature

Post by jimmyppi » Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:32 am

Thanks for the feedback!

I've changed "figures" to "characters".

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