Add or modify a search attribute

You can add a search attribute to a list of existing search attributes in an Advanced Search screen. In addition, you can also modify an existing search criteria.

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To add or modify a search attribute:


  1. Create a corresponding Advanced Search metadata file if it does not already exist in the <install_dir>/extensions/sbc/webpages/sbc/metadata/advancedsearch folder.
  2. Create an element, Attribute, as a child element of the root element, Attributes.
  3. Set the value of the XML attribute, Action, to ADD.
  4. Define the values of the other XML attributes.
    Note: Ensure that you rebuild the enterprise archive (EAR) after adding a new search attribute.