[KPhotoAlbum] Idea for quick search feature

Risto H. Kurppa risto at kurppa.fi
Thu Apr 26 13:38:24 BST 2007

I think having a search bar with basic 'search from everywhere, incl.
all catogories and folder names and descriptions etc' with basic 'and,
or, +(required), -(without)' would be great. Being able to define more
specific, like 'people: martin' makes it quite difficult for people to
understand what's going on. And I don't think one should be able to do
all the same searches from the search bar as from the search dialog -
this also means that I don't think KPA should be able to show all
search syntaxes made from the search dialogue, in the search box.


2007/4/26, Shawn Willden <shawn-kimdaba at willden.org>:
> On Thursday 26 April 2007 05:40:19 am Martin Hoeller wrote:
> > I think we are starting at the wrong end.
> >
> > * First we want some enhanced search capabilities.
> > * Then we have to design and implement this search capabilities.
> > * And finally we need a UI which makes thhis feature available to the user.
> Hehe.  I'm going about it the other direction because my goal is to add a
> specific kind of search to the UI and I want to generalize it where possible
> without either making good performance impossible or making the feature hard
> to use.
> Jan, on the other hand, is trying to create some enhanced search capabilities
> that allow a high degree of precision in search specification.  I'm
> interested in making my notional syntax compatible with his, but only where
> it doesn't risk damaging the speed and ease of use of the UI feature I'm
> looking to implement.
>         Shawn.
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