|Date||Thu, 20 Oct 2005 17:54:56 +0930|
|Subject||Re: [greenstone-users] Extracted Greenstone Metadata from Adobe|
|On Thu, 20 Oct 2005 09:16, you wrote:
> Hi David
> > I was about to pose the same question; I can say that it works for me
> > now.
> > My PDF documents have comma separated lists of both author and
> > keyword and as a result all the keywords, or author listings for any
> > particular document are grouped together in the listing. Is it
> > possible to explode the comma separated list to provide separate
> > keyword and author listings?
> We don't do this at the moment. If you know Perl you could add it in.
> Otherwise we'll add it to our TODO list.
> > I guess the way author names are stored would need to be revised our
> > end, as currently we use eg "Alan Ralph, John Winston Toumbourou,
> > Morgen Grigg, Rhiannon Mulcahy, Michael Carr-Gregg and Matthew R.
> > Sanders". Presumably this would need to be like "Ralph Alan,
> > Toumbourou John Winston, ..." ??
> You should put the author names the way you want them to be displayed.
> The default sorting can handle both 'John Smith' and 'Smith, John'
> formats (as long as the documents are in english, or at least aren't
> recognised to be not english). The second format obviously wouldn't be
> good if you were exploding a comma separated list.
> > Another request that has been made to me is to be able to list all
> > the documents by the "issue" of the journal that they appear in. The
> > journal has issues like 'Vol 1 Issue 1' 'Vol 1 Issue 2' etc with a
> > number of articles in each; each article is a separate PDF doc. My
> > first thought would be to put the issue in the Title property of the
> > PDF doc, and the actual document title in the subject; as I
> > understand it I should then be able to use the ex.Title to group by
> > issue number, and still use ex.Subject to create a title group.
> Personally, I would put the Title of the PDF in Title, and Volume and
> Issue numbers in separate fields. This is easy to do if you are using
> GLI to add metadata - I guess you may be more restricted if you are
> using Adbobe fields?
> If you had say Title, Volume and Issue metadata, you could do a
> browsing hierarchy using GenericList, with -metadata Volume/Issue/Title
> Hope this helps,
Thanks Katherine, that is helpful. I decided to go with an external
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