Re: [htdig] Htdig not displaying results more than 9 pages

Subject: Re: [htdig] Htdig not displaying results more than 9 pages
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Fri Aug 11 2000 - 07:11:22 PDT

I'm having a hard time making out exactly what you are asking, but it
seems to me that you're misunderstanding what the maximum_pages attribute
does. As it's name implies, it sets the maximum number of pages, and not
a fixed number. If the number of pages of results for a query is less than
the maximum, htsearch will use the smaller number, and not force it to be
the maximum.

According to Srini Sathya.:
> yes i figured it out but this variable is setting the value (i.e. ur fixing
> the value as 20 or 30). Is that anyway that number of pages of the results
> can be taken out from the search results, i think the value which u set in
> this attribute will be displayed in the TotalPages right irrespective of
> what the value has been set here, i need that value dynamically is that
> possible??.
> I am now dividing the entire results/10 and then checking whether this
> result (entire results/10) matches the totalmatches if not incrementing the
> pages by 1.
> Cheers
> Srini
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Hutchison []
> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 2:56 PM
> To: Srini Sathya.
> Cc: ''
> Subject: Re: [htdig] Htdig not displaying results more than 9 pages
> At 12:12 PM +0100 8/10/00, Srini Sathya. wrote:
> >I got a serious probs i have nearly 137 documents returned by search
> >engine, but only 100 documents are listed, there is no next button after
> >the 9th page and when i change the page variable to 11 it shows perfectly
> >the 10th page (results from 101-120)
> See <>

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