To enable Thesaurus for Basic search, follow the steps below (only for eMAM Version 188.8.131.52 and above):
1. Open "C:\Program Files\Empress Media\eMAM Director\web.config".
2. Search for the key "BasicsearchBehaviour"
3. Change the value of "BasicsearchBehaviour" to "thesaurus"
eg : <add key="BasicsearchBehaviour" value="thesaurus" />
Case Scenarios for Basic Search
Asset 1: Title: Child
Asset 2: Title: You may go
Asset 3: Private Tag: He went to church
Asset 4: Public Tag: She is gone
Asset 5: Description: Children are playing
Basic Search word: go
Expansion Set: went, go, gone, goes
Search results →When Thesaurus enabled: Asset 2, Asset 3, Asset 4
→When Thesaurus is disabled: Asset 2
Basic Search word: child
Expansion Set: children, child, kids
Search results → When Thesaurus enabled: Asset 1, Asset 5
→ When Thesaurus is disabled: Asset 1
Basic Search word: play
Expansion set: play, playing , played
Search results →When Thesaurus enabled: Asset 5
→ When Thesaurus is disabled: Nil
To Include more column fields, we can add the following IDs separated by coma:
1. Title = 1,
2. Description = 2,
3. Author = 3,
4. Ingested by = 4,
5. Asset tags = 5,
6. Comments = 6,
7. Closed Caption = 7,
8. Embedded Metadata = 8,
9. Custom Metadata = 9,
10. Asset Id = A,
11. UUID = B,
12. Marker = C
This feature can be enabled by updating some changes in the eMAM Director configurations.Please follow the below steps to do the changes.
a) Go to, C:\Program Files\Empress Media\eMAM Director.
b) Locate the file 'web.config',from the eMAM Director folder,and open it in Notepad++.
c) Search (Ctrl+f in notepad++) for the text 'BasicSearchColumns',
d) Add the field values within the quotes followed by coma according their search.(<add key="BasicSearchColumns" value="1,2,5,6,9,c" />)
e) Save the changes and close the file