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SACSTEP2: Select options and save settings
In this step, we display and modify some of the parameters for each of the
categories, and show the corresponding effect in the right hand pane.
After we were satisfied with our selections, we click Save to update the
configuration file (not shown here).
If you click Reset, the options displayed in the Search Application Customizer are
restored to values in the last saved version of the configuration file.
Figure B-13 on page 472 shows the selection of Science from the Theme
drop-down list of the Theme category to view the pale blue theme in the window.
Figure B-14 on page 473 shows the selection of an appropriate image for the
Right image field in the Images category to view the new image in the right pane
as highlighted. Figure B-15 on page 474 shows the selection of an appropriate
image for the Left image field as well in the Images category to view the new
images in the right pane as highlighted.
Figure B-16 on page 475 and Figure B-17 on page 476 show the parameters
that can be modified in the Results category, including such items as the Number
of results per page, Enable highlighting within the search field, and Show the
number of search results returned. You will need to type in a search query and
click Search to view the effect of these changes (not shown here).
Figure B-18 on page 477 and Figure B-19 on page 478 show the parameters
that can be modified in the Query options category, including such items as
Suggest spelling corrections, Enable search within results, and Default selected
collection IDs. Here again, you will need to type in a search query and click
Search to view the effect of these changes (not shown here).
Figure B-20 on page 479 through Figure B-22 on page 480 show the Screen
navigation options, such as Toolbar options, Tab options, and Link options. The
changes made to the default window navigation (Figure B-12 on page 470) is as
For Toolbar options, remove Preferences and About by selecting Not shown
from the drop-down list, and move Help to third place in the drop-down list.
The new navigation window for Toolbars is shown in Figure B-20 on
Note: To see the effect of some changes, such as how search results are
presented, type a query and click Search. We do not show this here.
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For Tab options, remove Advanced Search by selecting Not shown from the
drop-down list, and move Preferences to second place in the drop-down list
(Figure B-21 on page 479). The new navigation window for Tabs is shown
shown in Figure B-20 on page 479.
For Link options, add Advanced Search by selecting first from the drop-down
list in Figure B-21 on page 479. The new navigation window for Links is
shown shown in Figure B-22 on page 480.
Figure B-23 on page 480 shows the parameters in the Server settings category,
including such items as Search application name, and Host and Logging level.
The effect of this is not seen until you issue a query (not shown here). Click Save
to write the changes to the configuration file, as shown in Figure B-24 on
Figure B-13 Science Theme in Theme
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Figure B-14 Right image in Images
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Figure B-15 Left image and Right image in Images
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Figure B-16 Results parameters 1/2