Creating Documents with Full Text Searching
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Note: Editing page navigation after the object has been added to the project does not
change the metadata title of each page. If you want the page navigation to match the
metadata title of each page, you need to edit both the navigation and the metadata, or
make sure to name the files as you want them to display before adding the object to your
Note: Any edits to the compound object after it has been added to the project will not be
reflected in the PDF version, if you chose to create one automatically on import.
Upload the document to the pending queue by selecting it in the spreadsheet and then
clicking Upload for Approval. View status of the upload by clicking View Upload
Manager in the left task bar.
When the upload is complete, your compound object will be in the pending queue, waiting
for a CONTENTdm Administrator to review it, add it to the collection, and index the
collection. This process makes the document accessible to users through the Web
Tip: When collections are in the developmental stages, CONTENTdm Administrators can
designate collections as "not published" so they are not available in the public Web interface
but are still accessible to those who are working to build the collections. Learn more about
collection configuration in the Help files.
Section VII: Searching a Compound Object
Once the CONTENTdm Administrator has added the compound object to the collection and
indexed the collection, the end user can view the object by searching or browsing for it.
To search a compound object:
Open your browser and navigate to the URL of your collection.
Search or browse for the document.
From the results page, click on the thumbnail image of the document or its hyperlinks. The
Figure 22. Compound Object Viewer
Click the Text Search tab to expand it. Then enter the word you wish to search for in the
Search This Item text box and click Go.