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    How to configure Primo VE so search profile options always display at right-hand side of search box

    • Product: Primo VE

     

    Question

    How can I make Primo VE Search Profile options appear at the right-hand side of the Primo search box before users enter their search terms?

    Current Primo VE search box:

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    Desired Primo VE search box: 

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    Answer

    To make your Search Profiles options display when your Primo VE view first loads, add your list of Search Profiles to a single Search Profile Slot in your view.

    1. Log onto Alma and go to Discovery > Display Configuration > Configure Views
    2. Right click on a view and select Edit
    3. Go to the Search Profiles Slots tab and click Add a Slot
    4. Give the slot a Code and a Name (Note: the Code and Name are not visible in Primo VE.)
    5. In the Select Search Profiles for slot section, activate the Search Profiles you want displayed
    6. Click Save
    7. Back on the Search Profiles Slots page, deactivate all slots except for your newly created one

    Additional Information

    For more information see:  Configuring Search Profile Slots

     


    • Article last edited: 20-Mar-2020