[greenstone-users] organizing files .fdt

From Michael Dewsnip
DateMon Nov 26 17:25:58 2007
Subject [greenstone-users] organizing files .fdt
In-Reply-To (20071122115706-A49F13F05BF-mail-alumni-caltech-edu)
Hi Oscar,

As John says, editing the FDT file that you've copied into Greenstone
will change the fields that ISISPlug will import into the collection. Be
careful to keep the edited FDT file separate from the original version,
however, and always use the original version when editing the database



John Rose wrote:
> Dear Oscar,
> I just tried removing a line from the FDT file copied into Greenstone
> before building, and the collection seems to be built fine without the
> deleted field either "as is" or by exploding (be sure to edit the file
> in a text editor and not a word processor). Perhaps Michael Dewsnip
> who developed this plugin could inform us whether this technique
> should work in general.
> Best regards, John
>> Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 11:37:19 -0600
>> From: Oscar Farfán <ofarfan@cirma.org.gt>
>> Subject: [greenstone-users] organizing files .fdt
>> To: greenstone-users@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz
>> Message-ID: <473B324F.5080803@cirma.org.gt>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>> Hello list,
>> We work based on winisis bases, the thing is that we don´t want
>> greenstone show the whole field in the record, I've seen the fdt file in
>> the greenstone directory, is it possible to edit this file from there,
>> and the changes and the database still will work fine? or it's necesary
>> to create a new database only with the fields that we need, is it
>> possible to delete the numbers that apear in the fdt file?
>> thank y'all
>> Regards
>> Oscar
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