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0000375SiT!searchpublic2009-01-08 14:152009-08-16 14:39
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0000375: Searching for a number other than an incident number doesn't work
If you search for an number (e.g. 11 digit Novell SR number) returns just a the headers and footers

Seems to be search.php:92 which does if (is_numeric($q)) rather than something more complex
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Issue History
2009-01-08 14:15paulhNew Issue
2009-01-08 14:23ivanNote Added: 0000440
2009-01-08 18:22paulhNote Added: 0000441
2009-01-09 14:20ivanStatusnew => confirmed
2009-03-05 11:40ivanNote Added: 0000715
2009-03-05 13:21kieranNote Added: 0000718
2009-03-05 13:30ivanNote Added: 0000719
2009-03-05 13:30ivanStatusconfirmed => closed
2009-03-05 13:30ivanResolutionopen => won't fix
2009-03-06 19:56paulhNote Added: 0000736
2009-03-06 19:56paulhStatusclosed => new
2009-03-06 19:56paulhResolutionwon't fix => open
2009-03-07 15:21ivanNote Added: 0000752
2009-03-07 15:21ivanAssigned To => ivan
2009-03-07 15:21ivanStatusnew => assigned
2009-03-07 15:21ivanTarget Version => 3.50
2009-06-13 16:29kieranNote Added: 0001208
2009-06-13 16:29kieranAssigned Toivan => kieran
2009-06-13 16:29kieranStatusassigned => resolved
2009-06-13 16:29kieranResolutionopen => fixed
2009-06-13 16:29kieranFixed in Version => Current SVN
2009-08-16 13:16ivanFixed in VersionCurrent SVN => 3.50
2009-08-16 14:39ivanNote Added: 0001663
2009-08-16 14:39ivanStatusresolved => closed

2009-01-08 14:23   
Hmm that was by design, but maybe we should be a bit cleverer
2009-01-08 18:22   
Probably should be as this prevents us from searching for Novell incident numbers, any error code etc

We should also print a message to say no results found rather than just display the header and footer as at the moment it looks like its broke
2009-03-05 11:40   
You can search for a number that isn't an incident number by enclosing it in quotes. see the updated search docs at [^]
2009-03-05 13:21   
The problem is what we define as an incident number. Most people start at 1, we started at 20000, some companies might start with an eleven digit number. Until we sort escalations we have to assume an integer is an incident number really.
2009-03-05 13:30   
Gonna close this one, as Kieran points out, we can't assume anything about incident numbers. There's a valid way to search as I've now documented so I don't think a code change is needed at least until we offer the ability to have custom incident number formats (if we do that)
2009-03-06 19:56   
If this is the tack we're going to take then I think the search screen should inform the user that if they dont want to search for an incident number then they should enclose it in "

Whilst this might be in the documentation people just dont read docs
2009-03-07 15:21   
Thinking about this, perhaps the quick search on the toolbar and the search page itself should have different default behaviour. If you actually go to the search page you probably don't want to jump to an incident...

Something to make it clearer couldn't hurt anyway, I'll have look at this before 3.50.
2009-06-13 16:29   
Fixed in trunk r5455.

If the query is an incident number, use that otherwise assume a search term. Seems to be decent enough until escalations.
2009-08-16 14:39   
Released in 3.50rc1