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Re: [EP-tech] subject dataset - remove_field

Hi Monica,

I think your suggestion will remove the field itself, rather than a specific value stored in that field.


I’ve done something similar – just added it to the wiki for you:



Let me know if it doesn’t work for you.






From: eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Monica Wood
Sent: 08 March 2016 06:17
To: eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] subject dataset - remove_field


Hi there,


In our repository we have a root subject called ‘Collections’  Under this I have unlinked(deleted) a child of Collections. 

I now have the issue that all items that were connected to this collection still have the metadata saying so and on our summary page we display the collection an item belongs to.

So it’s now showing ‘??colllectionName??’ as a link and that link is now dead.


Is there a way to delete these connections without needing to do it directly through the database? 

I was wondering if the epadmin remove_field might do the job on the subject dataset?

Something like:

~/bin/epadmin remove_field repoid subject collectionid ??


Thanks in advanced

Monica Wood
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