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[EP-tech] Search results sorting by compound field elements

Hi all,

Anyone got a clue how to format the ‘custom_order’ parameter of a dataset search query to sort by sub-fields of a compound field?


i.e. – running a search over the ‘user’ dataset and I want to sort the results by name_family then name_given of the compound ‘name’ field.


Currently running (based on the search method from http://wiki.eprints.org/w/API:EPrints/DataSet#Object_Methods ):


$list = $ds->search( {“custom_order” => “name_given/name_family” };


But it doesn’t seem to be sorting the list at all





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