[EP-tech] Re: reordering documents

Field A.N. af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Apr 23 10:06:06 BST 2015


Hi Ray

	I don't believe there's any implied semantics with document ordering (though I may be wrong).  What are you aiming to accomplish by reordering them?

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On 20 Apr 2015, at 17:03, CARRICK Ray wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> 
> I'm trying to reorder documents associated with an eprint but not having any success. This is using Eprints 3.2.
> 
> So far I have tried:
> 
> doing a search to identify the eprints I want (that bit works fine)
> then for each of them I want to swap the order of the first two documents.
> 
> I tried
> 
> my @documents = $eprint->get_all_documents;
> my $tmp = $documents[0];
> $documents[0] = $documents[1];
> $documents[1] = $tmp;
> 
> $eprint->set_value('documents', \@documents);
> $eprint->commit;
> 
> that doesn't seem to do anything. I also tried the above but also changing the 'pos'
> values associated with the documents.
> 
> Any ideas how to do this? I could delete the relevant eprints and re-import them but I'd quite like to do the chnage implace if possible.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Ray.
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