Re: PDF & Re: [greenstone-users] metadata from a file

From Michael Dewsnip
DateThu, 16 Sep 2004 16:15:33 +1200
Subject Re: PDF & Re: [greenstone-users] metadata from a file
In-Reply-To (41476AC0-9050109-um-edu-my)
Hi Keiko,

If you have separate page images and metadata associated with each it sounds
like you should be using the PagedImgPlug plugin. Based on your next posting, I
guess you've had the same thought!

I've never used the PagedImgPlug but Katherine will be back next week and
she'll be able to answer your questions about it.



keiko wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> Thank you, I could import all metadata from prepared file by the way you
> gave me.
> Next my question is how I can refer inside html file generated from pdf.
> Each pdf file consists of a contents list(text) and jpg files of each page.
> pfd2html generates each data and link from chapter in contents list to
> that page
> using anchar_name(<a name=xxx>) . I would like to refer chapter name and
> specific page image in formatting. Is there some way to referee? or
> Should I prepare separated data like demo collection?
> Thank you for your help always.
> Keiko
> Michael Dewsnip wrote:
> >Hi Keiko,
> >
> >The problem here is that the GLI does not work well with metadata.xml files
> >it has not created itself. All the metadata values that have been assigned
> >are stored in files in the collection's "metadata" folder -- and the
> >GLI uses these to display the metadata.
> >
> >The good news is that the GLI metadata code is being rewritten to fix this
> >(and other problems). The next release of Greenstone (not sure when) will
> >contain this new code.
> >
> >Until then, one way around this problem is to create a new collection in
> >the GLI, choose the Dublin Core metadata set, and drag the contents of the
> >old collection's "import" folder into the new collection. The metadata you
> >have specified in the metadata.xml file should come too.
> >
> >All the best,
> >
> >Michael
> >
> >
> >
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