Universal search elements allow the learner to search in one or more search engines from within Composica, without having to leave the learning environment.
To insert a universal search element, use Interactions > Mashups > Universal Search.
|Show Results In||Select||external window – Open a new window with the search results.
frame – Show search results in a frame, in the current document.
|Read Only||Checkbox||When on, the search term is predetermined by the text field <Text>, and cannot be modified.|
Each search engine element represents a choice of search engine the learner can use to make the lookup.
|Search In||Select||The search engine to use. Custom will use the search engine defined in <Custom URL>.|
|Custom URL||Text||A custom search engine URL, only relevant when <Search In> is Custom. The search query will be appended to the URL, so the URL should be similar to the following format: http://my.web.site/search?q=|