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==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
  
How to set default metadata fields in EPrints.
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This video covers what default values are and how to configure EPrints to apply default values to fields on items in the repository
  
==Video==
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==What You Will Learn==
  
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* What a default value is
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* How to add a default value to an existing field
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* How to access details of the currently logged-in user
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* How to find system field names for fields in the workflow
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==What You Should Already Know==
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* How to access the EPrints administration functions
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==Resources==
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=== Video===
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The Video can be found at [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU].
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====Index====
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=00m00s 00:00 - introduction]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=00m05s 00:05 - selecting a field for our first, simple example]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=00m50s 00:50 - finding the example field's name through the admin menu]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=01m40s 01:40 - finding the appropriate configuration file through the admin menu]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=03m10s 03:10 - editing the correct configuration file (eprint_fields_default.pl)]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=04m05s 04:05 - saving and reloading configuration]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=04m15s 04:15 - adding a new item in My Deposits]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=04m25s 04:25 - verifying it worked]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=05m10s 05:10 - a more complex example]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=06m30s 06:30 - editing a configuration file via the command line to add a default value based on  current user information]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=07m45s 07:45 - finding the name of the field to be used as a conditional on the second example]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=08m00s 08:00 - alter the new default value based on the logged-in user]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=08m35s 08:35 - verifying the code's syntax is correct]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=08m45s 08:45 - restarting apache]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=08m50s 08:50 - adding a new item to test the changes]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=09m00s 09:00 - verify the first condition worked]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=09m05s 09:05 - removing organisation from the user's profile]
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* [http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU?t=09m25s 09:25 - verifying the second condition worked]
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==== The Video====
 
<youtube>79vlrBHWpOU</youtube>
 
<youtube>79vlrBHWpOU</youtube>
  
==Notes==
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====Notes, Errata and Additional Information====
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* EPrints 3.3.14
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* Ubuntu 15.04
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==Test Yourself==
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* modify the configuration to add a default value to a field
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* add a default value based on current user information
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==More Reading==

Latest revision as of 16:21, 19 November 2015


Introduction

This video covers what default values are and how to configure EPrints to apply default values to fields on items in the repository

What You Will Learn

  • What a default value is
  • How to add a default value to an existing field
  • How to access details of the currently logged-in user
  • How to find system field names for fields in the workflow

What You Should Already Know

  • How to access the EPrints administration functions

Resources

Video

The Video can be found at http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU.

Index

The Video

Notes, Errata and Additional Information

  • EPrints 3.3.14
  • Ubuntu 15.04

Test Yourself

  • modify the configuration to add a default value to a field
  • add a default value based on current user information

More Reading