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Description

The Content Types tab allows you to configure how Content Types are displayed in search results. These options are:

  • the order in which the Content Types are displayed
  • whether the Content Types are displayed in separate tabs or all on one screen

When you click on the Content Types tab, the following screen opens:

By default, Content Types are displayed in descending order of the number of records in each Type.

 Display order

To override the default:

  1. Tick the box "Override content types order in search results"
  2. When you tick the box, the screen display changes to show all the Content Types:


     

  3. Click on a Content Type and drag it to its new position
  4. Continue until all the Content Types are in the desired order

Display format

By default, records in a Content Type are displayed as separate tabs.

To change this:

  1. Click on the drop-down list "Select how to display the search results"


     

  2. Select one of the following options:

    OptionDescription
    All Content Types only

    All records are displayed in a continuous list, irrespective of Content Type:


     

    All Content Types together with separated Content Types

    Records in a Content Type are displayed as separate tabs, but there is also a tab for all records:


     

    Separated Content Types only

    Records in a Content Type are displayed as separate tabs:


     

If you select either of the first two options, you will need to define a search results screen for "All content types" or a default screen.

If you select either of the last two options, you will need to define a search results screen for either individual Content Types or a default screen.

Completing the process

When you have finished, click Save in the Actions menu, or Save and Close to return to the list of OPACs.


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