Logos, would you reconsider Factbook's See Also...

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toughski | Forum Activity | Posted: Tue, Nov 18 2014 11:39 AM

As a new user of L6 I was playing with Factbook. Typed "Hudson Taylor" (without the quotes) - Factbook gave a very small amount of useful information and then in the See Also section invited me to Search more

when I clicked Search for "Hudson Taylor" L6 opened Everything search, but with <Biography Hudson Taylor> parameter. It yielded no results!!!

if I change Everything search to "Hudson Taylor" (without the quotes), it gets a ton of hits!

This can be reproduced with any non-Biblical person. I think that Logos should change the pre-programmed search parameter to get better results!

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David Taylor Jr | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Nov 18 2014 11:42 AM

I thought that was how it is intended to work, perhaps this is a bug?  

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Anthony H | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Nov 18 2014 12:10 PM

toughski:

 I think that Logos should change the pre-programmed search parameter to get better results!

Agreed. 

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Nov 18 2014 1:39 PM

What's worse (or indicative of the issue) is that it doesn't come up with a Factbook entry.

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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Nov 18 2014 2:00 PM

The preprogrammed Search is dependent upon Logos tagging the resources and should ultimately be our preferred choice. As there are a limited number of key resources that need to be tagged, I'd rather wait awhile and see how it develops.

"Hudson Taylor" without quotes gives me lots of garbage such as the publisher "Thames & Hudson" when too close to "Taylor"

"Hudson Taylor" with quotes gives me better results but include many where he is merely one among a long list of names.

I agree with Dave that it is a bit surprising (disconcerting) that the Factbook entry does not get picked up in the system-built search.

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Dave Hooton:

What's worse (or indicative of the issue) is that it doesn't come up with a Factbook entry.



See https://community.logos.com/forums/t/95320.aspx

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Angela Murashov | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jan 14 2015 2:09 PM

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Dave Hooton:

What's worse (or indicative of the issue) is that it doesn't come up with a Factbook entry.



See https://community.logos.com/forums/t/95320.aspx

6.0b is now available for stable users, including this fix.

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Dave Hooton | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Jan 15 2015 4:53 PM

However, the Everything search still doesn't yield Library results for <Biography Hudson Taylor>. It would be better if the Factbook link provided a string search for "Hudson Taylor".

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