Re: [greenstone-users] Limiting browse results...

From Qiu
DateFri, 02 Mar 2007 10:30:22 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Limiting browse results...
In-Reply-To (dfb4b74f0703010032r2c43b6e0lb54bbaab48b119e1-mail-gmail-com)
Hi Graeme

To limit the number of documents for the characters in GenericList, you
can choose "constant_size" in "partition_type_within_level", meanwhile
give a limited document number in "partition_size_within_level".


graeme wrote:

> I have set up a number of browse classifiers. For example I have a
> browse by author option. This is set up using the GenericList. This
> gives me a character list along the top and then when I select one of
> the characters I will get a bookshelf of all the texts that fall
> within that character. So for example I might select 'A' and then I
> will get all the texts with an author whose name starts with the
> letter A. This works well but it returns the entire list which is
> several hundred, this is alright on the local network but when we move
> to the Internet I foresee problems with the response time. Is there a
> way to limit the number of results that are returned (just like the
> search results returned)?
> Or failing that would it be possible to have a second level of results
> looking at the second character of the word so when A is selected it
> is broken down into another grouping like: AA, AB, AC ....etc
> graeme
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