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New Primo View Search Scope does not appear in the Front End drop down

  • Article Type: General
  • Product: Primo
  • Product Version: July 2015
  • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local;

Problem Symptoms
- Search scope does not appear in the dropdown on the Primo search tab
- Search scope is configured, saved, and deployed in the Views Wizard > Search Scope List
- Search scope is in the Views Wizard > Tabs Configuration > {TAB_CODE} > "Scopes for {TAB_CODE} Tab" list
- Search scope is in the Views Wizard > Tabs Configuration > {TAB_CODE} > "Add a New Scope" drop down
- The search scope name only shows up once in the Views Wizard > Search Scope List

Resolution
1. Go to Ongoing Configuration Wizards > Views Wizard
2. Click "Edit" for the View
3. Click "Save & Continue"
4. Click "Continue"
5. Click "Edit" for the Tab
6. Click "Delete" for the Scope Name that is not displaying
7. Click the "Scope Name" drop down
8. Select the desired Scope Name from the list
9. Click "Add"
10. (Optional) Click the arrows to put the scopes in the desired order
11. Deploy and test in the Front End to confirm the changes

Additional Information

After step 6 an incomplete page may be displayed. If this happens:

  1. Click on the "Exlibris Primo" logo in the upper right corner.
  2. Repeat steps 1 through 5
  3. Skip step 6
  4. Continue from step 7

Category: Configuration & Management wizards

Subject: Views wizard