Re: [greenstone-users] How to Convert CDS/ISIS Database into Greenstone

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 23 Apr 2004 15:33:06 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] How to Convert CDS/ISIS Database into Greenstone
In-Reply-To (Pine-LNX-4-44-0404161633490-5243-100000-www-isical-ac-in)
Hi,

To start with, please download Greenstone 2.50, as it has many
improvements over Greenstone 2.41 (including some minor fixes to the
ISIS plugin).

Then, use the GLI to build your collection:

1. Create a new collection (File -> New)
2. Copy the .mst, .fdt and .xrf files of your CDS/ISIS database into the
collection (Gather pane)
3. Add ISISPlug to the list of plugins (Design pane)
4. Build your collection (Create pane)
5. Preview your collection (Create pane)

This should be enough to get you started.

Regards,

Michael

Arup Raychaudhury wrote:

> Sir,
>
> I shall be grateful if any one can provide step by step
> instructions on the above subject.
>
> GSDl 2.41 was installed on a WIN98 machine with live internet
> connection. Source file was directed to the appropriate folder.
> Accepted default structure (Greenstone Demo) and Collect.cfg
> File of demonstration CDS/ISIS database was copied. Always
> receiving the follwoing message from browser(Netscape/Explorer)
> "This program has performed an illegal operation..."
>
> Please reply also to joydip_lib@yahoo.com
>
> Regards,
>
> Joydip
>
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