Re: [greenstone-users] Another question: multivalued fields

From sw64@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateFri, 20 Oct 2006 12:15:48 +1300 (NZDT)
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Another question: multivalued fields
In-Reply-To (6-2-1-2-0-20061020103025-01ef1ca0-pop3-paradise-net-nz)
Hello Ed,

> Thanks, it works, and the latest version is good.
>
> The [sibling:Subject] option works to produce a list of all the values,
> but
> it does not have any commas or identifiers to separate the values. I would
> like to list each "Subject" on a new line (Subject 1, Subject 2 etc, with
> only printing the later ones of they exist. Is it possible to do this? at
> present I have limited the number of Subjects to 2, which may make it
> easier.

Sure, you can. Please look at our wiki page about how to format the output
of your collection, you will find entries talking about what you should
do.
http://greenstone.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/How_to_format_the_output of your_collection

> Ideally I would like to be able to use multiple values for a hierarchy but
> I recall that this isn't possible.
>
Sorry for that.

Regards
Shaoqun

> At 10:24 18/10/2006, sw64@cs.waikato.ac.nz wrote:
>>Hello Ed,
>>
>>You can use AZCompactList classifier, for which the "allvalues" parameter
>>is the default. Also, you can use [sibling:Subject] or [sibling:Author]
>>format statement to display all multiple values of Subject or Author in
>>VList,
>>
>>Regards
>>Shaoqun
>>
>>
>> > Michael,
>> >
>> > Thank you for your help a few weeks ago. I did get a sample collection
>> > working, and have just heard that the organisation is keen to continue
>> - I
>> > now need tog et a couple of things working that I didn't finish
>> before.
>> >
>> > One of those is allowing for multiple values for Author and Subject. I
>> > have
>> > created additional columns in the .cfg file and put some test data in.
>> > Where is the "allvalues" parameter put and can it be done through the
>> GLI
>> > or do I have to edit the config file?
>> >
>> > Do I also need to put mode=accumulate somewhere?
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> > Ed Robinson
>> >
>> >
>> > At 11:10 07/09/2006, Michael Dewsnip wrote:
>> >>Hi Michael,
>> >>
>> >>If you're using CSVPlug you will need to have multiple columns in the
>> >>Excel file for the same field, and put one value in each column.
>> >>
>> >>Also, check you have the "-allvalues" option enabled for your
>> >> classifiers.
>> >>
>> >>Regards,
>> >>
>> >>Michael
>> >>
>> >>Michael Silver wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >Hello,
>> >> >
>> >> >I'm getting closer, thanks to much help from Michael Dewsnip and
>> >> Cameron
>> >> >Esslemont. Right now I'm stuck trying to figure out how to get a
>> >> browsing
>> >> >classifier to work with multiple values in a field, eg
>> >> >
>> >> >"Subject 1|Subject 2|Subject 3"
>> >> >
>> >> >I've tried AZCompactList and Hierarchy without luck. I'm going to
>> keep
>> >> >reading, but can anyone point me to a quick fix?
>> >> >
>> >> >Thank you all for your patience and assistance,
>> >> >Michael
>> >> >
>> >> >Michael Silver, Network Administrator
>> >> >Parkland Regional Library
>> >> >5404 56 Avenue Lacombe, AB T4L 1G1
>> >> >Phone: 403.782.3850 Fax: 403.782.4650
>> >> >http://www.prl.ab.ca/
>> >
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