Re: [greenstone-users] date metadata

From Katherine Don
DateSun, 01 Oct 2006 11:07:42 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] date metadata
In-Reply-To (4A157208CFDA3146966257FFDF7FDADA8A1F5F-mail-mendocino-edu)
Hi David

Greenstone is trying to be helpful and display the date nicely for you.
Unfortunately, you can't turn it off. What you need to do is to use a
different metadata element for your date, one that is not called Date.

Alternatively, the next release (hopefully out at the end of this week)
will fix this behaviour, so you may way to wait for that.
In the next release, [Date] will display Dates as entered, while
[format:Date] will do the pretty printing as before.
This uses a macro, so the format will be customizable.


David Bushway wrote:
> I have a metadata field where dates are entered, I also have this date
> being displayed with a format command on the search results page.
> However, greenstone seems to be trying to interpret the date and display
> it how it wants to instead of how I typed it in. How can I bypass this
> behavior and make it display the date as it was entered?
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