Re: [greenstone-devel] searching with MGPP

From Linda Cantara
DateMon, 03 May 2004 17:32:06 -0400
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] searching with MGPP
Dear Katherine,

I had created a new home page macro with a static url that did not include
the required arguments. Now that I've added them, the MGPP search fields are
displaying correctly.

Many thanks,

Linda

**********************************************
Linda Cantara, Metadata Librarian
201G Kelvin Smith Library
11055 Euclid Avenue
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
phone: 216-368-6504
fax: 216-368-3669
email: linda.cantara@case.edu
http://www.case.edu/UL/CatDat/cantara/lmc.html

----- Original Message -----
From: Katherine Don <kjdon@cs.waikato.ac.nz>
Date: Monday, May 3, 2004 4:58 pm
Subject: Re: [greenstone-devel] searching with MGPP

> Hi Linda
>
> This sounds a bit like Greenstone isn't presenting the collection
> as an
> MGPP collection. When you enter the collection (either from the
> GLI or
> from the library home page), what arguments are being passed to
> the
> library program?
>
> For mgpp collections, the args should be similar to
> a=p&p=about&c=collname&ct=1&qt=1&qto=3
>
> (ct=1 is for mgpp colls, qto=3 means both form and plain
> searching, qt
> signals which type is in use, 1=form, 0=plain)
>
> If you only have the first 3 args, then you will get the
> Search for _idx_ for some/all of the words
> as Greenstone then thinks that its an MG collection.
>
> Both the library program and GLI should set up these args properly.
> If you are manually creating urls, then add these args in.
> If they are being created automatically, but wrongly, please let
> me know
> how you enter your collection and I'll have a look at why its
> not
> working properly.
>
> Regards,
> Katherine Don
>
> Linda Cantara wrote:
> > Hello. I am using the Windows Local Library version of
> Greenstone 2.50
> > to organize a collection of oral history interviews. The
> transcriptions> of the interviews have been encoded in TEI (XML)
> and transformed to HTML
> > before importing to Greenstone. I can get the search fields to
> work with
> > MG but when I try to use MGPP, The search line says, "Search for
> _idx_> which contain some/all of the words." I have successfully
> set up other
> > demo collections using MGPP in v2.41 (all of which still work
> fine in
> > 2.50) so I'm perplexed that I cannot get this collection to
> work! I've
> > included the current collect.cfg file below. If anyone can point out
> > what I've done wrong, I will be extremely grateful!
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Linda
> >
> > **********************************************
> > Linda Cantara, Metadata Librarian
> > 201G Kelvin Smith Library
> > 11055 Euclid Avenue
> > Case Western Reserve University
> > Cleveland, Ohio 44106
> > phone: 216-368-6504
> > fax: 216-368-3669
> > email: linda.cantara@case.edu
> > http://www.case.edu/UL/CatDat/cantara/lmc.html
> >
> > -----------------------------------------------------------------
> ------
> > creator cantara@case.edu
> > maintainercantara@case.edu
> > public true
> > beta false
> >
> > searchtype form plain
> >
> > collectionmetacollectionname [l=en] "Tibetan Oral History Archive"
> > collectionmeta.text [l=en] "Text"
> > collectionmeta .dc.Relation [l=en] "Collection"
> > collectionmeta .dc.Title [l=en] "Record Number"
> > collectionmeta .dc.Coverage [l=en] "Location"
> > collectionmeta .dc.Language [l=en] "Language"
> > collectionmeta .dc.Creator [l=en] "Gender"
> > collectionmeta .dc.Date [l=en] "Birthdate"
> >
> > plugin GAPlug
> > plugin HTMLPlug -nolinks
> > plugin ArcPlug
> > plugin RecPlug -show_progress -use_metadata_files
> >
> > indexes text dc.Relation dc.Title dc.Coverage
> dc.Language dc.Creator dc.Date
> > levels document
> >
> > classifyAZCompactList -metadata dc.Coverage -buttonname
> Location -mingroup 1 -mincompact 1
> > classify AZCompactList -metadata dc.Creator -buttonname Gender -
> mingroup 1 -mincompact 1
> > classifyAZCompactList -metadata dc.Date -buttonname Birthdate -
> mingroup 1 -mincompact 1
> >
> > format VList "<td valign=top>[link][icon][/link]</td><td
> valign=top>[srclink]{Or}{[thumbicon],[srcicon]}[/srclink]</td><td valign=top>[highlight]{Or}{[dls.Title],[dc.Title],[Title],Untitled}[/highlight]{If}{[Source],<br><i>([Source])</i>}</td>"
> >
> > format SearchList "<td valign=top>[link][icon][/link]</td><td
> valign=top>[srclink]{Or}{[thumbicon],[srcicon]}[/srclink]</td><td valign=top>[highlight]{Or}{[dls.Title],[dc.Title],[Title],Untitled}[/highlight]{If}{[Source],<br><i>([Source])</i>}</td>"
> >
> >
> >
> >
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