17/04/18

Permalink 09:10:49 am, by mholmes, 14 words, 8 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 50

Keats: a few more poems encoded

Did three more of the poems for which we have curated texts from KB.

16/04/18

Permalink 11:02:52 am, by sarneil, 200 words, 6 views   English (CA)
Categories: Academic; Mins. worked: 360

Serv: spreadsheet output from DB

File in the /build folder called db_to_spreadsheet.php that creates an approximation of the original spreadsheet with info obtained from various tables in the db. Outputs a text file called db_to_spreadsheet.txt into the same folder as soon as the page is loaded. I'm using \t for the field delimiter and \n for the line delimiter. The character encodings are wobbly. I'm getting consistent and apparently correct results with either of these methods: 1) - right-click on View Text File link and save the file as db_to_spreadsheet.txt - Open file in text editor (tell it the file is Latin_windows_1 encoding), then set the character encoding on the file to UTF-8, save file. - in Excel, Import as text file, set character encoding to UTF-8, choose "delimited" not "fixed width", choose tab as delimiter character. 2) - click on the View Text file link, see the text in the browser window. - select text in browser window, copy - open text editor, paste text in, ensure character encoding is UTF-8 and save file - in excel, Import as text file, set character encoding to UTF-8, choose "delimited" not "fixed width", choose tab as delimiter character.

10/04/18

Permalink 03:40:22 pm, by mholmes, 111 words, 10 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 60

TCCD: working on Google Search

The Google Custom Search page is a plain setup which doesn't allow for much configuration; I've started learning some of the ins and outs of Google context and annotation files which might enable us to give users the option of filtering by English site or French site, which would be the perfect solution to the problem of the mixed-up language situation. The annotation stuff is a bit puzzling, but I think we should be able to get it working in the end. Current results suggest that not all of the site has been indexed yet, but we have plenty of time to worry about that as we get nearer to completion.

06/04/18

Permalink 04:32:12 pm, by mholmes, 40 words, 17 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 60

Keats: fixes and name tagging

There appear to be quite a few of the less common names which have been missed in the early tagging, so I've been hacking away at them. I think in the end I need some sort of diagnostic for this.

05/04/18

Permalink 03:58:06 pm, by mholmes, 5 words, 18 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 30

Keats: more minor tweaks

Working through the to-do list.

04/04/18

Permalink 05:16:08 pm, by mholmes, 32 words, 19 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 60

Keats: tweaks to style and layout; more revision of poems

I have a to-do list of poems that need reformatting, and I did one today, as well as retitling two poems (which meant renaming files and fixing links). But we're getting closer.

Permalink 03:07:15 pm, by mholmes, 47 words, 15 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 120

TCCD: a bunch more tickets done

Google search is now configured and working; a search button has been added to the pages whose content I control; links from popups in the map now open in a new tab; and various other minor tickets have been closed or referred on to the next person.

03/04/18

Permalink 04:14:00 pm, by mholmes, 29 words, 22 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 360

TCCD: three tickets done, one in process

Cleared up a bunch of issues around English vs French documents being displayed and linked, and closed three tickets; now half-way through adding a Google Search. Meeting with DH.

01/04/18

Permalink 12:10:25 pm, by mholmes, 97 words, 25 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 240

Keats: links between poems and index; search on doctypes

Two new useful features added this weekend:

  • The topic index now includes a link to each poem directly, as the first item in the entries listed under that poem, and the poems themselves each have links back to their heading in the index, so you can easily find all references to a specific poem.
  • The JSON for search now includes a document type designator for each document, and the search page enables you to specify any of four document types to search, so you can (for instance) search only in the poems, or in the timeline articles.

29/03/18

Permalink 04:11:16 pm, by mholmes, 19 words, 27 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 30

Keats: solved layout problem

Turned out the layout problem for the poem stanzas was caused by the footnote. Took forever to realize it.

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