|From||Gregory S. Williamson|
|Date||Thu, 20 May 2004 23:22:19 -0700|
|Subject||RE: [greenstone-devel] browsing one book|
|Hiro (et al),
I've been trying to implement a version of this as well. Our users are likely to want to be able to peruse the main entries in each of our sections without going back to a menu.
Because we're exporting from another format with our own tool, we have a lot of control over creating the HTML, so I was able to create a a test set of pages with a NxtPg and a PrvPg metadata tag defined giving the file names of the relative pages for each page we export (we just wrap around at the end of the book to the 1st page).
Alas, I can't seem to find a way to create a macro that can navigate to a given document when given a file name (or title). Is there any way to create such a thing ?
[If not, I think I'll rewrite the export code from our original to simply insert an HTML tag with this information; less elegant than using a macro but at least I know it'll work. GSDL will just crunch it as another part of the imported pages.]
Seems like this capability would of use to at least a subset of GSDL users (the "casual" browsers as distinct from those doing a directed search for some specific information). Not unlike perusing a library shelf, rather than a card catalogue.
Thanks for the information. I guess I wasn't clear enough to explain what I
Yes, the demo collection is divided into chapters and sections, but it's a
On Thursday 13 May 2004 11:25 pm, you wrote: