Bug 227238 - "Filter" feature should be "Search", and support synonyms
"Filter" feature should be "Search", and support synonyms
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-02-03 16:40 EST by Dave Malcolm
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-15 11:11:35 EST
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Description Dave Malcolm 2007-02-03 16:40:27 EST
Description of problem:
Launch control-center, click on Filter and start typing "compiz"
At "com" and beyond: get "No matches found" etc

Looks like it's only searching the explicit text for the items.  It should
search inside various synonyms etc, so e.g. "compiz" should match "Desktop Effects".

Similarly:
- "wallpaper" matches nothing; it ought to match "Desktop Background"
- "accessibility" only matches "Keyboard accessibility"; it ought to also match
Assistive Technology
- "a11y" matches nothing; should match the ones above
- "software" matches nothing: should match a launcher for "Add/Remove Software"
- "browser" matches nothing: should match "Preferred Applications"
- "terminal" matches nothing: should match "Preferred Applications"
- "mail" matches nothing: should match "Preferred Applications"
etc 

Should also be "Search" not "Filter"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
control-center-2.17.90-3.fc7
Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2007-02-03 16:43:15 EST
"disk" matches nothing; should match "Removable Drives"
Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2007-02-15 11:11:35 EST
Already reported at:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=399754

As this interface is now disabled by default, I'll close this bug and push your
comments upstream where they'll have more impact.

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