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==Topic pulldown==
 
==Topic pulldown==
 
The same search component is used throughout the service with slight alterations.
 
The same search component is used throughout the service with slight alterations.
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===Page navigation===
 
[[File:Header part.png|1000px]]
 
[[File:Header part.png|1000px]]
  
* Options are always sought within items in Wikidata and Wikidocumentaries. Image items should be excluded from general searches.
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* The search searches Wikidata for exact matches and presents the options in a pulldown.
* A row contains one line for the title and another line for the description. The width of the pulldown can be adjusted to some extent and more lines can be displayed when necessary.
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* A result row contains one line for the title and another line for the description.
* A row can also contain an image for the topic, and display an icon for the item classification. This [[item class ontology]] should be created.
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* A row can also contain an image for the topic, and display an icon for the item classification. This would require an [[item class ontology]].
* Very often a search field is also needed with the pulldown. Search pulldown can be used in the context of pre-existing text, for example, but in those cases it is necessary to be able to modify the search term.
 
* Additional options will be included as links in the end of the pulldown
 
** Add a topic launches the [[Modal#Create a new topic|Create topic modal]].
 
** Show more displays more search results in the pulldown
 
** Show all displays all search results in a [[Search results]] module or page.
 
  
==Search page==
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====Additional options====
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Additional options will be included as links in the end of the pulldown
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* '''Create a topic''' launches the [[Modal#Create a new topic|Create topic modal]].
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* '''Show more''' displays more search results in the pulldown
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* '''Show all results''' displays all search results in a [[Search results]] module or page.
  
==Location-aware search==
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====Challenges====
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You need to know what you are looking for. The search does not use fuzzy methods.
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===Other uses for the topic pulldown===
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Similar pulldown can be used in other contexts, such as
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* Red links – to search for existing Wikidata items or to create a missing one.
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* User selected text – similar functionality but for arbitrary text. Likely cannot produce the link in the original Wikipedia article.
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* Keyword pulldowns in the [[Image viewer]] associate keywords with items in Wikidata.
  
 
[[File:Wikipedia Red link en.png]]
 
[[File:Wikipedia Red link en.png]]
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====Additional options====
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* A search field is needed with the pulldown to be able to arrange and modify the search term.
  
 
==Useful source literature==
 
==Useful source literature==

Latest revision as of 07:50, 7 February 2021

Topic pulldown

The same search component is used throughout the service with slight alterations.

Page navigation

Header part.png

  • The search searches Wikidata for exact matches and presents the options in a pulldown.
  • A result row contains one line for the title and another line for the description.
  • A row can also contain an image for the topic, and display an icon for the item classification. This would require an item class ontology.

Additional options

Additional options will be included as links in the end of the pulldown

  • Create a topic launches the Create topic modal.
  • Show more displays more search results in the pulldown
  • Show all results displays all search results in a Search results module or page.

Challenges

You need to know what you are looking for. The search does not use fuzzy methods.

Other uses for the topic pulldown

Similar pulldown can be used in other contexts, such as

  • Red links – to search for existing Wikidata items or to create a missing one.
  • User selected text – similar functionality but for arbitrary text. Likely cannot produce the link in the original Wikipedia article.
  • Keyword pulldowns in the Image viewer associate keywords with items in Wikidata.

Wikipedia Red link en.png

Additional options

  • A search field is needed with the pulldown to be able to arrange and modify the search term.

Useful source literature

Hildebrand, Michiel et al. The Design Space of a Configurable Autocompletion Component. CWI, 2007. Print.


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