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    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    In current global.conf files it should be set to CA_SITE_PROTOCOL
    Karl Krägelin
    @karkraeg
    @pinkfishies Thanks! I wasn’t aware that you could use whole display templates!
    jessica-s
    @jessica-s
    Thanks @pinkfishies
    • I used the element 'Location in hierarchy' to make the child record – it must be an intrinsic field, as I cannot access through the metadata elements list, only when I’m adding it to a UI – would you suggest I create a new hierarchy from objects and not use ‘location in hierarchy’?
    • I created a new object UI with only a couple of fields but not sure make it appear only when viewing the child records – how would I do this?
    • How do I suppress child records from appearing in my searches in Providence? And how would you then suggest we then track how many items we have in our collection (the current figures appear in statistics and also in the Object Counts widget)
    Sophie
    @pinkfishies
    @jessica-s The Location in hierarchy bundle just displays the hierarchical organization of the record you are viewing. If you use the "create child" icon in the upper left, the new child record will still appear in Location in hierarchy
    If you want to use a distinct UI, you'll need to make your child records a different object type than the parent. Then, under preferences, you can assign the UIs to each type
    in app.conf you can use the option to hide child results: ca_objects_children_display_mode_in_results = hide
    this functionality doesn't carry over to the widget
    jessica-s
    @jessica-s
    Thanks @pinkfishies I'll give that all a shot. Appreciate your help.
    TBthegr81
    @TBthegr81
    @collectiveaccess I searched the whole providence folder after "site_protocol" and defined it "https" everywhere I could and then it worked, I could change some of them back to using the variable
    Pat Reynolds HP
    @Heritage_People_twitter
    Hi @collectiveaccess I'm looking for a cms for a project I'm working on (remotely) to catalogue the collections of Tristan da Cunha. Main challenge is this UK Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic doesn't have a good internet connection (emails with small attachments are ok, but downloading or uploading good quality images, etc. is not possible. We are looking for a system that can run on a pc, and be regularly downloaded to a hard drive and shipped to Cape Town and then flown to the UK ... where it would be uploaded to a website for public access and shared with the British Library for long term preservation. Does this sound possible? Thanks, Pat.
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    @TBthegr81 that's odd. Maybe the old value was cached? But you said you cleared caches.
    @Heritage_People_twitter You could run CA on a local server on the island, and then just ship a copy back periodically
    It's doable, but you'd need someone with an idea of how to administer it
    Ari
    @artturimatias

    Hi, I'm trying to show types of relationships in display but I just don't get it.
    I have "Entities related entities" in display list and there I have this:
    ^ca_entities.related.preferred_labels.displayname :

    ^relationship_type_name
    ^relationship_type_id
    ^relationship_type_code

    This shows "Sam Sam : 91 root_for_189"
    So, person's name is what it should be but relationship type not.
    What am I doing wrong?

    animoveronica
    @animoveronica_twitter
    Hi all. Am looking for an insiders perspective and advice from someone with a similar experience. I work in a small public museum. None of the installation profiles are quite what we need. We have a collection of art work (paintins, sculptures, works on paper). Investigation and catalogue information. We need to be able to keep track of location and restoration. We have no budget and I am doing everything by myself. I am looking at tweaking an existing profile to create a database which has the information of the work as a first page, restauration and location in second page, and extra info like investigation or education resources as an extra. Not too difficult for computer illiterate users to get around. I wonder if it recommended, considering our current scenario, is it better to teach myself how to do a .xml profile (I have some basic knowledge of things like HTML etc), or to tweak from inside one of the existing installation profiles (despite the fact that they are quite different to what we need).
    naeemmuhammad
    @naeemmuhammad
    Hi, we are experiencing a problem with geocode type fields. In the past we could search via a lookup field at the top of the map but now this lookup stopped working. We get the following error:
    Geocoding Service: You must use an API key to authenticate each request to Google Maps Platform APIs
    Probably we need to buy google map api key (there is no free key available). Any idea how it was working in the previous providence versions without buying any api key and not working in version 1.7.6?
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    It has used an API key for a while now
    but Google used to let you have 2000+ free requests before they started complaining
    Now they don't
    naeemmuhammad
    @naeemmuhammad
    i assume the lookup field will work as it was used to be if we buy an api ke?
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    yes
    TBthegr81
    @TBthegr81

    Ok now I am confused again.
    I migrated an old CA 1.4 DB to a new 1.7 gitted installation. I copied some settings by comparing new and old configfiles, and upgraded the DB via caUtils.
    Now Im checking that everything works by creating a new object but the Object identifier field is disabled.
    I can't edit the identifier on new or old objects

    I went thru the settings-files I had been in (app.conf global.conf and multipart_id_numbering.conf) but couldn't see anything.
    I checked the interface editor and the "read only" checkbox wasn't checked on the identifier attribute.

    Thiago de Mello Bueno
    @thiagodemellobueno

    Hello!
    I have a question re: pawtucket 2 v1.7.6

    I'm customizing the frontend for the San Francisco Art institute, we're trying to create a more "traditional" (read javascriptless) gallery index.
    So I'm modifying views/Gallery/index_html.php
    However the set information inside that template
    $va_sets = $this->getVar("sets");
    Doesn't include the field that is labeled "Introduction" in the backend.
    a set only has the following info:

    array:18 [▼
      "set_id" => "61"
      "set_code" => "A set name"
      "status" => "0"
      "access" => "1"
      "user_id" => "2"
      "table_num" => "57"
      "type_id" => "14"
      "label_id" => "61"
      "name" => "A set name"
      "locale_id" => "1"
      "language" => "en"
      "country" => "US"
      "fname" => "Gruff"
      "lname" => "McGruff"
      "email" => "gruff@mcgruff.gov"
      "item_count" => 27
      "set_content_type" => "objects"
      "set_type" => "Public presentation"
    ]

    In set_info_html.php (what the original index pulls in via ajax for the set data) I see $this->getVar("description")

    How do i get that into the index?
    Alternately im happy to build some kind of query to get that field info using the set id, but have had a hard time finding how via the docs.

    Any help would be super appreciated!
    Thiago de Mello Bueno
    @thiagodemellobueno
    Further info :
    in gallery.conf I see this: gallery_set_description_element_code = set_description
    This support response makes me think it's possible that fixing it will help me
    https://collectiveaccess.org/support/index.php?p=/discussion/299450/cant-get-public-set-gallery-descpription-displayed-in-pawtucket2
    But I'm still unsure.
    Thiago de Mello Bueno
    @thiagodemellobueno
    I suppose a broader question is "it seems sets are very different beasts from other entities" how do I request aaaaaaalll the info for a set, assuming I have a set_id.
    Sophie
    @pinkfishies
    @animoveronica_twitter It is probably easier to edit an existing profile. Look at pittartgallery for example. You can also add new fields through the UI if you don't want to write XML
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    @TBthegr81 Check the multipart_id_numbering.conf file?
    @thiagodemellobueno Take a look at the lightbox code
    That works on full sets
    Sophie
    @pinkfishies
    @thiagodemellobueno You can load the set_id into a new set object and then just the get() function to display any metadata you want
    From a display standpoint it is very similar to how we display other page metadata
    Thiago de Mello Bueno
    @thiagodemellobueno
    Thank you @pinkfishies
    I will try this out.
    Thiago de Mello Bueno
    @thiagodemellobueno

    Thanks @pinkfishies, you helped untangle me.
    One additional question.

    If I wanted to change the 'representation_tag' in the gallery sidebar:

    $va_first_items_from_set = $this->getVar("first_items_from_sets");
    ...
    $va_first_item = array_shift($va_first_items_from_set[$vn_set_id]);
    ...
    <?php print $va_first_item["representation_tag"];?>

    to something other than icon to say medium where would I do that?
    Couldn't find much on my own by working backwards from the gallery view.

    Thiago de Mello Bueno
    @thiagodemellobueno
    I'm now modifying the gallery controller, which has those hard-wired.
    Is there a way to override this more elegantly?
    Biblioteca é muito +
    @bib_mais_twitter
    Hi :) I have a question [Providence1.7.3]:
    I would like to search (or make searchable) the permanent ID defined by the system, for example: "object_id / 178970" from URL
    http://mysite.com/index.php/editor/objects/ObjectEditor/Edit/object_id/178970
    Is it necessary to make this information a field (metadata element) or would I be able to insert this data automatically into the created record?
    Is it possible? Any tip?
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    @thiagodemellobueno No there isn't at the moment. The gallery is fairly inflexible. We are working on changing this.
    @bib_mais_twitter You will need to add the field to search_indexing.conf and reindex
    Biblioteca é muito +
    @bib_mais_twitter
    @collectiveaccess Thanks a lot !
    animoveronica
    @animoveronica_twitter
    @collectiveaccess Thank you! I will have a look at pittartgallery profle and attempt making changes via UI.
    animoveronica
    @animoveronica_twitter
    @collectiveaccess Do you know if the Pitt museum profile is available for common use? I cannot find it within the CA site, or forums. Or by searching online. But it looks perfect for us!
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    @animoveronica_twitter I'll try to find a copy for you
    Here you go
    animoveronica
    @animoveronica_twitter
    @collectiveaccess oh wow! thank you so much. :D
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    Let me know if you have questions. I know that profile well.
    animoveronica
    @animoveronica_twitter
    OK, will do.
    naeemmuhammad
    @naeemmuhammad
    @collectiveaccess regarding my previous question about google map api key, is it possible to make this lookup field work with another free api? If yes, which api and how to use it?
    CollectiveAccess
    @collectiveaccess
    @naeemmuhammad Maybe, but it's not something we're planning to pursue in the near future