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<noinclude>{{Help screens 2.5 navbox|2.5|Components Help Screens}}</noinclude>==How to access==
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From the administrator area, select '''Components &rarr; Smart Search''' from the drop-down menu of the Administration screen, then click on the '''Search filters''' menu bar item.  This will show a list of the current search filters. Click on the '''New''' or '''Edit''' toolbar icons to show this screen.
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==How to Access==
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To ''''add'''' a new Search Filter or ''''edit'''' an existing Search Filter, navigate to the [[Help25:Components_Finder_Manage_Search_Filters|Search Filter Manager]]:
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* Select {{rarr|Components,Smart Search,Search filters}}
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Click the ''''New'''' button to create a new Search Filter.
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To ''''Edit'''' an existing Search Filter, in Search Filter Manager click on an '''Search Filter's Title''' or click the '''Search Filter's check box''' and then click the '''Edit''' button in the Toolbar.
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==

Revision as of 09:43, 18 March 2013

How to Access

To 'add' a new Search Filter or 'edit' an existing Search Filter, navigate to the Search Filter Manager:

  • Select Components  Smart Search  Search filters

Click the 'New' button to create a new Search Filter.

To 'Edit' an existing Search Filter, in Search Filter Manager click on an Search Filter's Title or click the Search Filter's check box and then click the Edit button in the Toolbar.

Description

This screen allows you to create a new search filter or amend an existing one.

Screenshot

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Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the search filter and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the search filter and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the search filter and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another search filter.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current search filter. Does not affect the current search filter. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new search filter.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Display and Options

Edit Filter

Filter timeline

Filter details

Search filter maps

Quick Tips

  • Smart Search was introduced in Joomla 2.5 but is not enabled by default in that version.
  • If you are new to Smart Search then you should read the Smart Search quickstart guide.