Bug #4314

Boolean operator OR not working in actor object search box

Added by Dan Gillean over 9 years ago. Updated about 8 years ago.

Status:NewStart date:
Priority:MediumDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Category:Search / Browse
Target version:-
Google Code Legacy ID:atom-2366 Tested version:
Sponsored:No Requires documentation:


To reproduce this error: ========================
1)Create or import at least 3 authority records for actors with the same last name --> ex: Chang, Madeline; Chang, Evelyn; Chang, Winton.
2)Navigate to the actor object show screen (browse persons/organizations)
3)Using the actor objects search box, create a search query using OR, with the aim of returning 2 out of 3 of the authority records --> ex: "Madeline OR Evelyn"

Resulting error: ================
All actor objects are returned instead of the target actor objects (ie, Madeline and Evelyn Chang, NOT Winton)

Expected result: ================
Only actor objects with the term "madeline" or "evelyn" should be returned.

NOTE: This functional test produced an additional bug-like behaviour (see screenshot). While only 7 results were returned during the functional test (in fact all actor objects currently in the system), the hit count at the bottom of the show screen reported 14 results returned. This may be in relation to the problem identified in "/p/qubit-toolkit/issues/detail?id=1983": issue 1983 , where information objects and authority records are duplicated in the hit count.

[g] Legacy categories: Search / browse, Actor

actor-object-search-box-OR-boolean-fail.PNG (31.1 KB) Dan Gillean, 12/01/2012 05:31 AM

repository-boolean-search-OR-fail.PNG (20.6 KB) Dan Gillean, 12/01/2012 05:31 AM


#1 Updated by Jessica Bushey over 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to New
  • Priority set to High
  • Target version set to Release 1.3

[g] Labels added: Priority-High, Milestone-Release-1.3, Component-SearchBrowse, Component-Authority-Record
[g] New owner: Dan Gillean

#2 Updated by Dan Gillean over 9 years ago

This behaviour has also been identified in the repository object search box as well (see attached screenshot).

#3 Updated by Jesús García Crespo almost 9 years ago

  • Priority changed from High to Medium

#4 Updated by Dan Gillean about 8 years ago

  • Category set to Search / Browse
  • Assignee deleted (Dan Gillean)
  • Sponsored set to No

This relates to limitations with ZSL (Zend Search Lucene).

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