[pmwiki-users] Again: Search does not find text with markup

Peter Bowers pbowers at pobox.com
Mon Oct 3 12:43:44 CDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Christian Moser
<christian.moser at theol.uzh.ch> wrote:
> I started using PmWiki just two days ago and I am completely happy with it.
> It's just a brilliant piece of software!


> I was not all that satisfied with the default search, but TextExtract did
> the trick.
> However there is one thing left that is bothering me: The search does not
> find markuped text. A search for 'sample' won't find 's'''a'''mple' and the
> like. This was discussed here back in 2005 but I was not able to find out
> what resulted out of this discussion. How can I achieve that markuped text
> is found (i.e. markup is ignored when searching)?

I haven't looked to see exactly how this is implemented, but it may be
worthwhile looking into the various markup=X options for TextExtract.
This may just be for display, but it may also affect searching.


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