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Livesearch Macro - Restrict to labels: Possible to work with AND & OR?

Hi,

I am working on a wiki-platform, which is based in an own space. Due to this, I implemented the livesearch macro on the space homepage.

As known, it is possible to include defined labels (hope exclude will once be available too). I would like to add certain labels, so i get only pages of interest as result.

It seems that in preview search, the macro search the content with Label A "OR" B. After clicking enter the result appears with Label A "AND" B, means also: no results, because none of the pages have both labels.

Is there a way to add a AND or OR rule in the livesearch macro settings?

Thank you very much for your help!

Regards

Oliver

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Hello there, @Oliver_Mettauer !

As I understand, you need to have the OR operator in your Livesearch Macro. Looking through our documentation, I can tell you that the label list we specify is indeed an AND operator. Here is an excerpt from our documents about the label parameter:

Specify labels to limit the search to content with that label. If unspecified will search all content regardless of label.

Here is the whole page:

However, we can still use the OR operator within the search field itself. Here is an example:

  1. Create a label named old
  2. Create a label named new
  3. Label pages with one or the other
  4. In the Livesearch Macro, type this:
    1. labelText:old OR labelText:new
  5. The results should display all pages that contain at least one of the labels

 

Also, here is a couple of documents on Labeling and Search that will surely help! Take a look:

 

I hope this helps you out! Looking forward to your reply.

Hi Diego

Thank you very much for your answer. Happy to get that detailed help here.

Indeed I already checked the article with the search syntax, the mentioned syntax labelText works fine with me. What I would like to know is if I can add an OR-Rule in the settings of the macro.

Regarding the description "restrict to label(s)" i am only allowed to separate the predefined labels with commas. When using the macro, the live preview seems to use an "OR"-Rule and the detail search (after clicking enter) an AND-Rule (the labels are set in separate filters).

Is there a way I can set "labelText:old OR labelText:new" in the macro settings? Or can I solve the problem by adding the livesearch by Wiki Markup?

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Hello,

I have the exactly same issue "When using the macro, the live preview seems to use an "OR"-Rule and the detail search (after clicking enter) an AND-Rule (the labels are set in separate filters)."

Any update on this Topic?

Thanks for helping 

Hi @Diego_Canto_Rodrigues

I am also facing the same issue as Romain and Oliver. Are there any updates for this?

Thank you,

Anden

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