Re: Deleting a document

From Stefan Boddie
DateSun, 06 Apr 2003 20:32:52 +1200
Subject Re: Deleting a document
In-Reply-To (000701c2fadf$43783e80$6802a8c0-kiemcm)
Unfortunately, the way both mg and mgpp work doesn't allow
you to add, remove, or alter a document without rebuilding
the entire collection. All you can do is alter your source
files to remove the unwanted document and rebuild.


Cao Minh Kiem wrote:
> Dear list members,
> I ?would like to know how can we delete a document (record) from the
> greenstone collection?
> - How can we modify a stored record in Greenstone?
> Cao Minh Kiem
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Katherine Don" <>
> To: <>
> Cc: <>
> Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2003 12:19 PM
> Subject: Re: WISHLIST
>>hi david,
>>we already have this finctionality - fielded search is available if you
>>build your collection with MG++ instead of MG (the default). see
> b60c1d76b91cacaba1f2d3
>>for some details.
>>For these collections you can select form-based search from the
>>preferences page, which provides fielded searching.
>>David W J Fourie wrote:
>>>I also think the wishlist (mentioned some time ago) is a pretty good
>>>idea. My requirement is a function that could enable Greenstone to
>>>handle (semi-)structured data much easier, i.e. data in fields such as:
>>>author, title, classification, location, descriptors, abstract, etc.
>>>The fields or combinations of fields should be searchable as well as a
>>>global search.
>>>David Fourie