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== Inherritance ==
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Revision as of 16:37, 10 January 2007

EPrints 3 Reference: Directory Structure - Metadata Fields - Repository Configuration - XML Config Files - XML Export Format - EPrints data structure - Core API - Data Objects

EPrints 3 Reference: Directory Structure - Metadata Fields - Repository Configuration - XML Config Files - XML Export Format - EPrints data structure - Core API - Data Objects


Metadata Fields: Boolean - Compound - Multilang - Date - Time - Float - Int - Itemref - Pagerange - Set - Namedset - Subject - Text - Email - Longtext - Name - Url

Inherritance

Description

Stores a floating point number (may be negative). In 3.0 there is no way to search these values. They might as well be just strings, but they are stored as FLOAT in the database.

This field is used for the latitude and longitude built in fields in User Objects and EPrint Objects.

The usefulness of this field will be expanded in later versions of EPrints.

Properties

No extra properties.

Required Phrases

None.