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Add search expression help in documentation

Nik De Clercq 3 years ago in ADAM Core updated by petra.tant 3 years ago 2

Search expressions aren't easy. It is a proprietary format and is hard to learn. For developers, that use search expressions in custom code, there used to be a lot of documentation available. In fact I used to recommend every one developing ADAM to learn the search term "search for" by heart (result of that search term is this: http://doc.adamsoftware.net/OnlineDocs/ADAM/5.4.2/ADAM%20Help/AdamHelp.htm#search-"searching for").

Since ADAM 5.5, a lot of the search terms are no longer available. To make matters worse, the help pages explaining the search expression options have disappeared.

My request: could you please provide a help page that contains an overview of all available search expression terms. It is an essential help for all ADAM developers.

search configurability documentation
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As you rightly say, the search expressions are mainly a developer tool. For this reason we moved the majority of the search expression documentation to the developer guide, and only kept a limited subsection in the Admin guide. The old comprehensive list to which you are referring is available in the ADAM Developer Guide > Searching section.






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Hi Nick,

if i understand the response from Ida correctly, the list is still there, but moved to another part of the documentation. Let me know if you don't agree.

Petra