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How do I modify the Firefox Search Engine so that it will search the full text of all cases (including closed ones)?
Ron Warris Send private email
Saturday, December 16, 2006
Not if this is what you are looking for:

From the FogBugz main window, right click in the search field control and click on "Add a Keyword for this Search...".  Add a description and a key word...I used TCS for our company name.

Now, you can go straight to the address field in your browser and type in:
Keyword Search Terms

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This will search all the active tickets...If you find out how to alter it to include all...I would like to know!
Terry Mullican Send private email
Sunday, December 17, 2006
If you mean the FogBugz search engine, you should be able to leave the search field blank, click on the Search button, and be given the option of also searching closed cases.  Also, even if you just hit search, you should be able to edit the search - at the top where it says "Search titles of open cases for:test", click on open cases and change it to all cases.
Eric Nehrlich Send private email
Monday, December 18, 2006
No. What I am looking for is to modify the FogBugz code used for the Firefox search engine plugin. I have located the xml file for the plugin at \Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.DESKTOP\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\nstycsmt.default\searchplugins\fogbugz.xml, but when I modify the search string in the file (added AlsoSearchClosedBugs=ON to the string) and re-save it, Firefox is not using it.

Is there another step required to modify this so that it will include closed cases in the search?
Ron Warris Send private email
Monday, December 18, 2006
Ah, sorry.  I had forgotten about that.  The only thing I can see with what you put up is that there should be a b in front of AlsoSearchClosedBugs, as it looks like "&bAlsoSearchClosedBugs=ON" in the search URL from within FogBugz.
Eric Nehrlich Send private email
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Great! That worked. Somehow I missed that 'b'.

I also added single quotes around the {searchTerms} variable as our order numbers were being interpreted as case numbers and we needed to be able to search email messages for specific order numbers. (Case numbers are not as important for our needs.) So in the end this is what the query line in the XML looks like:

<os:Url type="text/html" method="GET" template=";pre=preMultiSearch&amp;pg=pgList&amp;search=2&amp;bAlsoSearchClosedBugs=ON&amp;searchFor=';{searchTerms}'">
Ron Warris Send private email
Tuesday, December 19, 2006

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