Re: [htdig] Exclude URLs from search

Subject: Re: [htdig] Exclude URLs from search
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Thu Nov 25 1999 - 11:32:49 PST

According to Jason Carvalho:
> I currently use the following feature in my search form:
> Personal pages: <select name=exclude>
> <option value="">Include
> <option value=/public/>Exclude
> </select>
> This enables people to exclude personal/public pages from their
> search.
> I would now like to add an additional feature which enables people to
> exclude another area from their search (/cww/).
> Has anybody used multiple excludes in their search forms before? I
> would be interested to know how it is done.

I believe this has been done before, for either restrict or exclude, using
radio buttons. You could probably also define multiple select lists
for the exclude parameter. Either should work as long as you have htsearch
3.1.2 or later.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)   Fax:    (204)789-3930

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