[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Search box cursor focus

Donald Butterworth don.butterworth at asburyseminary.edu
Fri Jul 8 13:34:45 EDT 2016

That's another option that I use, but a general keyword search is not
always the most efficient search. And, though it is only one click, why
click when you don't have to?. Sometimes I have a list of titles that I'm
working through, and a general keyword search requires me to type more
words in order to get a reasonably limited result list.

Also F3 doesn't speak to the Browse search which, as a cataloger, I use at
least as much as the keyword search options. It just seems reasonable to me
that it shouldn't require a triple click (etc.) to do a search from the
screen I am on.

I'm not a programmer, so I'm probably way off base, but aren't we only
talking about a tiny line of code?

On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Jason Etheridge <jason at esilibrary.com>

> > Or, I can "Ctrl W" to return to the Welcome screen, where the cursor is
> > always positioned in a blank search box, or, I can Click on "Browse the
> > Catalog", where the cursor is never in the blank search box.
> Don, how about hitting F3 to replace the current tab with an
> auto-focused Advanced Search screen?
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> Jason Etheridge
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Don Butterworth
Collection Management Librarian /
Faculty Associate
B.L. Fisher Library
Asbury Theological Seminary
don.butterworth at asburyseminary.edu
(859) 858-2227
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