Re: Brackets in the Title

From Stefan Boddie
DateWed, 18 Dec 2002 12:57:57 +1300
Subject Re: Brackets in the Title
In-Reply-To (OF855D07FB-FE1C7D6E-ON69256C92-000DC39D-69256C92-000DC3C6-ntu-edu-au)
Hi,

Another solution to the square bracket problem is to replace '[' with
'[' and ']' with ']'.

cheers,
Stefan.

----- Original Message -----
From: <Stephen.DeGabrielle@ntu.edu.au>
To: <Trudi.Prideaux@csiro.au>; <greenstone@tripath.colosys.net>
Sent: Tuesday, December 17, 2002 3:30 PM
Subject: Possible Re: Brackets in the Title


> Hi Trudi,
>
> I am a newbie with greenstone, and I don't really understand it properly
yet, but I just tried with a small collection I have (10 docs, external
metadata.xml file on a win2000 pc)
>
> I was able to get the square brackets in my title by using backslash as
the escape character.
>
> This is the line from my metadata.xml file
>
> <Metadata name="Title">Services 1[services one]</Metadata>
>
> This seemed to work for me.
>
> cheers,
>
> Stephen
>
> --
> Stephen De Gabrielle
> Digitisation Officer
> AraDA Project
> NTU Library
> +61 8 8946 7009
> http://www.ntu.edu.au/library
>
>
> Trudi.Prideaux@csiro.au
> Sent by: owner-tripath-users@colosys.net
> 17/12/2002 10:56 AM ZE11
>
> To: greenstone@tripath.colosys.net
> cc:
> bcc:
> Subject: Brackets in the Title
>
>
>
>
> My collection consists of html documents configured to index the first
line as the Title and allow browsing Titles A-Z.
>
> Some titles which are translations of the original text are entered in
square brackets eg. [Insect pests of pulses], as is the cataloguing
convention.
>
> While this text displays correctly in the document it appears that in the
Titles A-Z list none of the text in square brackets displays. If I use /[/
the text appears in the A-Z list but the '/' characters then appear in the
document which looks peculiar.
>
> Is there some other way to get text in square bracket to display in the
Titles A-Z list?
>
> Trudi Prideaux
>
> The Librarian
>
> The Resource Centre
>
> Stored Grain Research Laboratory
>
> CSIRO Entomology
>
> GPO Box 1700
>
> Canberra ACT 2601
>
> Email: Trudi.Prideaux@csiro.au
>
> Phone: (02) 6246 4191
>
> Fax: (02) 6246 4202
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