Re: [htdig] EXCERPT values.. alterations to


Subject: Re: [htdig] EXCERPT values.. alterations to
From: Philip Coates (philc@noho.co.uk)
Date: Fri Nov 05 1999 - 08:05:37 PST


Aha! Thanks... I keep forgetting just how versatile ol' ht://Dig is.

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Dugal <dugal@lynx.cisti.nrc.ca>
To: 'Philip Coates' <philc@noho.co.uk>; htdig@htdig.org <htdig@htdig.org>
Date: Friday, November 05, 1999 3:49 PM
Subject: RE: [htdig] EXCERPT values.. alterations to

>I just went through this. You want to read:
>http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#excerpt_length,
>http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#excerpt_show_top,
>http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#no_excerpt_text,
>http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#no_excerpt_show_top,
>and perhaps http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#add_anchors_to_excerpt
>
>Pat
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: htdig@htdig.org [mailto:htdig@htdig.org]On Behalf Of Philip Coates
>Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 8:21 AM
>To: htdig@htdig.org
>Subject: [htdig] EXCERPT values.. alterations to
>
>
>
>All,
>
>Thanks for your help in response to previous queries. I wondered if anyone
>might have any ideas about this one:
>
>The requirement is to return an excerpt which is basically just the top few
>lines of the document, with no special reference to any of the search
words,
>unless they just happen to be there. At the moment I get "(None of the
>search words were found at the top of this document)" which may well be
>true, but we don't really care if they are or not. Is there any way of
doing
>this without just parsing the HTML document to get the text we want?
>
>TIA,
>
>Phil.
>
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