[EP-tech] Re: How to make the Abstract field mandatory?

Francis Jayakanth franc at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in
Tue Feb 28 11:29:31 GMT 2012


On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Francis Jayakanth wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Alex Birchall wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> We are using EPrints 3.2.8 (Apple Crumble) [Born on 2011-06-20].
>>
>> Would it be a simple matter to make the Abstract field mandatory?  If
>> so, how would I do it?
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Alex
>>
>
> You need to edit the file 'default.xml' file, which resides in the
> following dir:
>
> /eprints_installation_dir//archives/iisceprints/cfg/workflows/eprint

In the above line, you need to replace 'iisceprints', which happens to be 
our archive id, with that of yours. Sorry for the goof up.

  - Francis

>
> You'll find the following line in the 'default.xml' file:
>
> <component><field ref="abstract"/></component>
>
> Change it to:
>
> <component><field ref="abstract" required="yes"/></component>
>
> Finally, reload the config files.
>
> HTH.
>
>  - Francis
>
> NCSI,IISc
> Bengaluru, India
>
> eprints.iisc.ernet.in
>
>
>> Alexander J Birchall
>> Library Systems Manager
>> The Sheppard Library
>> Middlesex University
>> The Burroughs
>> Hendon
>> London NW4 4BT
>>
>> +44 (0) 208 411 5235
>>
>>
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