Difference: VarMETASEARCH (4 vs. 5)

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META TOPICPARENT name="TWikiVariables"

METASEARCH -- special search of meta data

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type="topicmoved" What sort of search is required?
"topicmoved" if search for a topic that may have been moved
"parent" if searching for topics that have a specific parent i.e. its children
"field" if searching for topics that have a particular form field value (use the name and value parameters to specify which field to search)
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type="..." Type of search:
"topicmoved" - search for a topic that may have been moved.
"parent" - search for topics that have a specific parent i.e. its children.
"field" - search for topics that have a particular form field value (use the name and value parameters to specify which field to search).
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web="%WEB%" Wiki web to search: A web, a list of webs separated by whitespace, or all webs. Current web
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topic="%TOPIC%" The topic the search relates to, for topicmoved and parent searches All topics in a web
name form field to search, for field type searches. May be a regular expression (see SEARCH).  
value form field value, for field type searches. May be a regular expression (see SEARCH).  
title="Title" Text that is prefixed to any search results empty
format="..." Custom format results. Supports same format strings as SEARCH. See FormattedSearch for usage, variables & examples Results in table
default="none" Default text shown if no search hit Empty
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topic="%TOPIC%" The topic the search relates to. Current topic
name="..." form field to search, for type="field" searches. May be a regular expression (see SEARCH).  
value="..." form field value, for type="field" searches. May be a regular expression (see SEARCH).  
title="Title" Text that is prefixed to any search results. "" (empty)
format="..." Custom format of each search hit. Supports same format strings as SEARCH. See FormattedSearch for usage, variables & examples "$topic"
separator="..." Separator between search hits. "$n" (newline)
default="none" Default text shown if no search hit. "" (empty)
 
  • Example: %METASEARCH{type="topicmoved" web="%WEB%" topic="%TOPIC%" title="This topic used to exist and was moved to: "}%
  • Example: You may want to use this in WebTopicViewTemplate and WebTopicNonWikiTemplate:
    %METASEARCH{type="parent" web="%WEB%" topic="%TOPIC%" title="Children: "}%
  • Example: %METASEARCH{type="field" name="Country" value="China"}%
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  • Note: METASEARCH is deprecated in favour of the new and much more powerful query type search. See SEARCH and QuerySearch.
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  • Note: METASEARCH is deprecated in favor of the much more powerful query type search. See SEARCH and QuerySearch.
 
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