smart search never highlight words with accents

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smart search never highlight words with accents

Postby danioli18 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:41 am


I have an article with accented words (joomla 3.8.5). When I search the words in advanced search the final smart search result never highlight the words with accents.
I think joomla has lost the ability to highlight words with accents in smart search since version 3.4.8

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Re: smart search never highlight words with accents

Postby Duckdown » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:03 pm

From the search box on the front page of our site (3.8.5) it does find 'ā', the only one I can think of that is in our site. The word I searched highlighted instances 'a' and "ā" so I need to do some editing. That only says I can do it in 3.8.5, not why you find it is not working. Sorry.

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Re: smart search never highlight words with accents

Postby sozzled » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:01 am

@danioli18: Search for "database collation and character encoding" on the forum. You're probably not using the right methods used from J! 3.5+; database collation and character encoding is important when using Joomla's search features.

UPDATE: Hmmm ... I could be wrong but I thought I read somewhere on GitHub that this might be a known issue. ??? I don't have time to research it now (and it may be a red herring); I might get back to this tomorrow depending on how much free time I have.
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