[EP-tech] Re: epc:if tests for the existence of values in a compound field
af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Feb 25 09:54:47 GMT 2015
Try testing a sub fields (e.g. epc:if test="creator_name") and see if that works.
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On 25 Feb 2015, at 09:49, Ian Stuart wrote:
> On 25/02/15 09:37, Field A.N. wrote:
>> Hi Ian
>> Can you be more explicit about the way in which it doesn't work?
> Specifically - when there is no data in the compound object, the
> abstract page still displays the table-headings - so you end up with a
> 1-row table, showing no data
> I want to replace that table with some helpful text :)
> I've just tried the <epc:choose> - no difference
> (and I chose "creator" as my compound field is a bespoke one.... the
> compound field 'broker' could just confuse people un-necessarily)
>> Have you considered the EPrints Control switch statement:
>> <epc:when test='creator'>....</epc:when>
>> See http://wiki.eprints.org/w/EPrints_Control_Format#epc:choose.2C_epc:when.2C_epc:otherwise
>> ...also, are you sure the field isn't called 'creators'?
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