You're right that the Hierarchy classifier uses both "|" and "/" as
hierarchy separators by default. However you can easily change this by
specifying a "-separator" option to the Hierarchy classifier, eg:
classify Hierarchy -metadata dc.Title -separator "\|"
if you just want "|" to be the separator.
All the best,
Julian Fox wrote:
> Hi list,
> This little experience just might help someone along the way.
> I was putting in Title metadata on letters, and using the Hierarchy
> classifier because I have 6 thousand items of correspondence to
> enter. Accordingly, the first level was, let's say a name (Cimatti,
> in this case) which I followed with a bar, hence Cimatti|. So far so
> good. Then I was copying and pasting from the letter headings which
> had been written thus: Antonio/Livorno/2001-03-02/.
> Accordingly the metadata looked like this at this point, for Title:
> What I was surprised to discover was that Greenstone treated the
> forward slashes, not just the bar, as hierarchical markers. I didn't
> realise it would do that, so have had to remove those slashes
> otherwise a user would have to click through 4 or 5 levels to get to
> the letter itself.
> Not sure how often a situation like that might turn up for others, but
> I thought I'd note it just in case it might help someone avoid (or
> include the possibility of) using / as a hierarchical marker.
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