Plant Database forum: Browse by genus

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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Sep 29, 2011 6:22 PM CST
Dave would it be possible to make it so we can type in the genus we want to go to from the plant database home page? Instead of it going to the alphabet, choosing a letter and then having to find the page it's on.
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 29, 2011 6:37 PM CST
Lynn: I type the Genus name in the search box on the database home page it takes me to that genus of plants.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Sep 29, 2011 6:59 PM CST

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Lin's method works well for the most part but doesn't work with all genera.

I should probably set it up so that if you search specifically for a genus, that it sends you to the Browse by that genus page.
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Sep 29, 2011 7:06 PM CST

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dave said:I should probably set it up so that if you search specifically for a genus, that it sends you to the Browse by that genus page.


This is done. If you search for just a genus name ("Sempervivum", for example) it will send you straight to that "Browse by Sempervivum" screen.

It works for all genera.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Sep 29, 2011 7:50 PM CST
Hurray! Thank you Dave. Boy that was quick. Thumbs up
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dave
Sep 29, 2011 10:55 PM CST

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Calif_Sue
Sep 30, 2011 12:16 AM CST

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You got him working late tonight, thanks Dave!!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Sep 30, 2011 12:49 AM CST
Good night Dave. Time to go to bed. We'll be okay until tomorrow morning. : )

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