Re: [greenstone-users] Setting Preferences oin the config file

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 28 Jan 2005 10:30:54 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Setting Preferences oin the config file
In-Reply-To (41F54B48-3070901-gmx-net)

>>Is it possible to change the default values of the preferences (such as
>>having advanced search as the default value) from within the collect.cfg
>site-wide preferences are set in the main.cfg file - i don't know if
>it's possible to have collection-specific settings as well.
>(see also section "Page parameters and CGI arguments" in the
>developer's guide, p.100)
I'm not aware of any way of setting collection-specific CGI arg defaults
-- in fact I doubt that Greenstone's CGI arg data structures supports this.

One way to get the effect you're after is to customise the library home
page and set the collection-entry URLs to include the arguments you want.