First, maybe a dumb question, but are you sure that the file is being
processed by ProCite plugin and not eg TextPlug?
Secondly, maybe you haven't got the split_exp set up correctly. This is
a regular expression that separates records in the file.
"\n" should split the file at each line. (You might like to try \r\n also).
If you can't get it working, can you send us a small example of the
Hope this helps
John Rose wrote:
> Has anyone succeeded in using the ProCite plugin?
> It seems that it requires a txt file. I am trying to get it to work
> for a colleague who has ProCite 5, which has options for generating
> Comma Delimited, Tab Delimited or Custom (you can specify any single
> character as a field separator, delimiter, or end-of-record character)
> I have tried with comma delimited and tab delimited files. In both
> cases, when I try to build a collection with the file, it processes
> one document, then shows only one document in the collection (the
> entire database, with each record on a separate line preceded by
> When I explode and then build, it says that the metadata.xml file is
> being processed by MetadataXMLPlug, then that each of the nul files
> are being processed by NULPlug, but when I go to the Enrich view I see
> no metadata associated with the files (and no lines for exp metadata,
> only blank lines for dc).
> The only parameter for the plugin is "split_exp" which is "A perl
> regular expression to split input files into segments.". I have no
> idea what this means (should be clarified). When I guessed that it
> could be the separator, I changed "default = \n" to "default = \t"
> with the tab delimited file, but this makes no difference.
> If no input from the group, asking the Waikato team to explain how the
> ProCite plugin works, thanks and best regards, John
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