Re: [greenstone-users] multiple formats of 1 document

From Michael Dewsnip
DateWed, 30 Mar 2005 11:54:00 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] multiple formats of 1 document
In-Reply-To (ISP-GOUrl0L4j0k5Fnm000eca26-isp-go-FPT-NET)
Hi,

Every plugin (from Greenstone v2.53) has the "-associate_ext" option
which allows documents with the same root filename but different
extensions to be associated together as one document. I've never used
this option but I think you configure one plugin (for a file format
where the document always exists) to associate the other possible file
formats, eg:

plugin HTMLPlug -associate_ext doc,pdf

In this case you would assign all manual metadata to the HTML file, and
also remove WordPlug and PDFPlug.

There might be some extra steps required to get this working exactly as
you want but this should get you started.

Regards,

Michael

Tran wrote:

> Hi,
> I have documents archived in different formats (one document in
> several formats: doc, PDF, html...). My wish is that I could put them
> on webpage like: Each document would has just one line of text
> describing the name of the document with several icons linking to
> different formats of it.
>
> My solution now is organizing them hierarchically but webpages do not
> look nice.
>
> Regards,
>
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