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Complex search functionality

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Community Member, 3 Posts

21 March 2014 at 8:08pm

Edited: 21/03/2014 11:07pm

I have a class called Recipe as follows:

    class Recipe extends Page {
    	static $db = array(
    		"Title" => "Text"
    	static $many_many = array(
    		"RecipeTypes" => "RecipeType"

And a class called RecipeType as follows:

    class RecipeType extends DataObject {
    	static $db = array(
    		"Title" => "Text",

    	static $belongs_many_many = array(
    		"Recipes" => "Recipe"

For my site's search functionality, I want the search results to be every Recipe which has a Title that matches the search parameter, as well as every Recipe which has a RecipeType whose Title matches the search parameter.

I've tried the following:

    return Recipe::get()->filterAny(array(
    	'Title:PartialMatch' => $searchString,
    	'RecipeTypes.Title:PartialMatch' => $searchString

But that is only returning Recipes whose Title matches the search parameter; it's not returning any Recipes where one of the Recipe's RecipeTypes' Title property matches the search parameter.

Any ideas?