[Cartoweb-users] Using Search plugin without database

Bruno Friedmann bruno at ioda-net.ch
Tue Dec 28 06:39:32 EST 2010

On 12/27/2010 10:01 PM, Alain Rollmann wrote:
> Hi
> I'd like to use the Search plugin in Cartoweb to do a search directly in a
> shapefile (not a table in a PostGIS or SQlite database). I mean, the result
> provider would be a shapefile (.dbf).  Is it possible ?  How should I
> configure my search.ini file ?
> Thanks for help
> Alain Rollmann

Hi Alain, search plugin was mainly write with db in mind.
So you will have to extend, rewrite part of it if you want to query shapefile.
Which is not the most easy part dbf file support with php.
I even don't know if the MDB2 pear module can do that natively.


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