Hi, I am trying to find out the best way to track individual parts that make up an object.
For example, Object X (is made up of 100 photographs. One of these 100 photos has been framed and stored in a different location from the rest of the photographs. It was suggested we use the ‘Location in Hierarchy’ element to track the singular photo, giving it a new idno (e.g. idno:1234K, the parent being idno:1234).
My questions are:
• Is the Location in Hierarchy element the best way to track object parts? I am concerned that if we record all the 100 photos individually using the Location in Hierarchy, it would mean we have an additional 100 works listed in the collection).
• If we do use the Location in Hierarchy element, can I create a User Interface for that element that only contains the fields we need for tracking? For example location / movement tracking; dimensions, title, idno. And how to assign that user interface only to the child records under the parent one?
I have looked at the wiki re: multipart id numbering and Configuring a Numbering System for Hierarchical Records but still unclear on the above.