Re: [greenstone-users] A question about editing metadata set inGreenstone

From Michael Dewsnip
DateThu, 30 Mar 2006 16:38:56 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] A question about editing metadata set inGreenstone
In-Reply-To (A5C6ABDD1BB8FD468E31EC53B4EF039218CF1F-exp-kogr1-cdc-gov)
Hi,

This functionality was removed from the GEMS, and the documentation
hasn't yet been updated. However you can achieve the same effect by
editing the .mds file manually (in a text editor), and adding <Value>
tags for the preset values. For example:

<Element name="Organization" predefined="true">
<Attribute name="comment" language="en"></Attribute>
<Attribute name="definition" language="en">The organization
responsible for producing this resource.</Attribute>
<Attribute name="identifier" language="en">Organization</Attribute>
<Attribute name="version">1.0</Attribute>
<OptionList>
<Value>BOSTID</Value>
<Value>Uni of Waikato</Value>
<Value>NZDL|greenstone</Value>
<Value>NZDL|greenstone3</Value>
</OptionList>
</Element>

You also need to set predefined="true" in the Element tag (and
restricted="true" if you don't want the GLI user to be able to assign
values that aren't specified).

Regards,

Michael

Jiang, Shikun wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This is KK from the CDC Information Center. I am trying to build a
> locate digital collection using Greenstone. I installed gsdl-2.63 and
> defined our own metadata set based on DC. I was, however, unable to
> preset any values for the elements I created. There is no "Values"
> Section in GEMS interface for me to add values as shown in User's
> Guide, p. 26, Figure 10.
>
> How should I do to obtain this function? Thanks a lot and have a nice
> day!
>
>
> ---
> Shikun (KK)
> CDC Information Center
> 404-639-7286
>
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