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Search improvement suggestion: advanced options for Sphinx users

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#1 eGullet


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Posted 24 May 2012 - 10:13 AM

I have no idea what percentage of Invision customers are using Sphinx for their searches, but for those of us that are, a couple small-ish tweaks would let us leverage the power of that engine. First, it would be great to allow sorting by relevance (Sphinx can calculate this in a number of different ways). Second, it would be nice to allow users to use the advanced Sphinx search syntax, instead of dumbing everything down to use "AND"s or "OR"s.
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#2 Luis Manson

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Posted 24 May 2012 - 05:23 PM

i will have to..so i will adhere with this :)

#3 maddog107_merged


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Posted 28 May 2012 - 10:57 PM

Being able to add weight to particular fields would make a huge difference for us:

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:21 PM

It should work with same search syntax as Google search, to make it easy for the users.

How do you set that up in Sphinx?

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