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Textarea 'takes' in Insert and Update, but Search and search Results continue as Text form inputs

Thread began 12/30/2013 5:05 pm by david_allen | Last modified 1/01/2014 3:29 am by david_allen | 498 views | 5 replies |

david_allen

Textarea 'takes' in Insert and Update, but Search and search Results continue as Text form inputs

When I create the four pages - Insert, Update, Search, and Results -, then changed one of the form inputs to textarea: The textarea does appear on the Insert and Update pages. But not the Search and Results pages. (Only achieved textarea on the Update page with a second go at it. Tried similarly with Search and Results, but they remain a text input.)

Is this by design? Or …?

Thanks.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

a text area for the search page doesn't make much sense.

With the search, the idea is to search for keywords. I wouldn't expect the user the type the entire description but rather one or 2 keywords for the description when searching.

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david_allen

Thanks, Jason.

Yes for sure, generally searching ordinarily would be for a few keywords.

In this case, the person searching is one of the partners in the business, who will have entered the item in the first place. Every week there will be at least tens of updates, accumulating week by week, so many hundreds over years. They may search by title, which is just text. But they may have a particular extended description - the textarea - which they want to locate.

If our machinery is jiggered just to use text, we can go with that, certainly for now. But it is helpful to know we are getting what is designed, rather than something askew.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

yes, it is as designed to use text boxes on the search form.

as long as you keep the name the same, you could edit the code to change it to a text area.

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david_allen

Thanks much, Jason.

And the best of the New Year!

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you're welcome.

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