Added helpful message for when mentions not found


Permalink 01:19:12 pm, by mholmes, 74 words, 83 views   English (CA)
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Added helpful message for when mentions not found

Items in the indexes have a link under their info popup which enables you to retrieve references to them in the correspondence, but sometimes there are no references (as in the case of peripheral bios, which are referred to in other bios but not in the actual correspondence). Previously, clicking on the "Mentions..." link simply did nothing in these cases, but I've now added a trap for this condition and an appropriate error message.


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Colonial Despatches

The Colonial Despatches is an XML database project which is creating a digital archive containing the original correspondence between the British Colonial Office and the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The project lives at, and the web application runs on the Pear dev Tomcat. The XML data is managed in SVN at



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