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[Solved] Searching dataobject

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Community Member, 148 Posts

16 April 2009 at 5:31pm

Edited: 02/05/2009 2:55pm

Hi, I'm trying to implement the custom search context code from the wiki here. I'm using the following:

The dataobject is 'Product' and has

static $searchable_fields = array( 

The form/ search function is:

public function SearchForm() {
		$context = singleton('Product')->getDefaultSearchContext();
		$fields = $context->getSearchFields();
		$form = new Form($this, "SearchForm",
			new FieldSet(
				new FormAction('doSearch')
		return $form;
	public function doSearch($data, $form) {
		$context = singleton('Product')->getDefaultSearchContext();
		$results = $context->getResults($data);
		return $this->customise(array(
			'Results' => $results

...but, this gives me 2 fields on the form (Description & Product Code). I really only want one form field on the front-end of the site (ie keywords) but want it to search both Description and product code.

Any ideas on this?


Community Member, 148 Posts

22 April 2009 at 11:41am

Can anyone help with this??


Community Member, 148 Posts

2 May 2009 at 2:55pm

Unclecheese posted a snippet which addresses this issue here[/link]