Kathy Hill

Cicada researcher

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Robert Hole, Jr: Robert, you should discuss these things over in the Media Cleaning Community, which specializes in these misplaced images (usually due to undetected homonyms or some other system glitch that only a programmer can handle right now). I see you've found it. I've given you manager status so you can work directly with that collection.

    almost 3 years ago • edited: almost 3 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Kathy Hill: Interesting. I'm pretty sure the export for this is broken, but there's a workaround: In principle, you should be able to open the export menu, select "custom tabular export" and make sure the "link to matched entity's page" box is checked. (Open the 2nd tab to pick a format and start the download.) This didn't work for me, brought names but nothing else. However: before the export, select edit column>add column based on this column. Change nothing in the dialog box and hit okay. This will give you a second column of your names, unlinked. Now do a "custom tabular export." In the options for your reconciled column, select "Matched entity's ID". This download should bring you two columns, one with a number, the other with the corresponding name (unmatched names will appear in both columns.) That number is the EOL page #. Append it to "http://eol.org/pages/" to construct the url. This is pretty clunky but it worked for me.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Eli Sarnat: re: blog/forum/etc. Thanks for trying. I think I just need to get these tools enabled. They're set to Off in my Tools menu and I can't re-set anything in there right now. I did try adding the url as a tab manually but that just creates a flat content page. Curses!

    almost 3 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Eli Sarnat: Eli, I'll be on that call, see you then.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Eli Sarnat: That sounds promising, and poking around, your records look pretty good apart from journal titles, which just have a display issue. You were supposed to get taxon links automatically though, from Title and keyword content to anything that was recognized in your classification, which it looks like you didn't. Rats...

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Bob Corrigan: Not sure if Jen has been in touch yet, but she's actually put together a screen-sharing meeting for Scratchpad stuff on Thursday.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Bob Corrigan: Most of us are still in the training phase on Scratchpads but in a week or two I think we'll all have had a good look around and have lots of opinions; that's a good idea.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Kathy Hill commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Roderic Page: Hi Rod - In Google Refine, once you have imported your data and reconciled the names, do you know what is the "expression" that will return the EOL URLs? Thanks!

    almost 3 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Eli Sarnat: It would be interesting to do a screen-share and Skype call with some of the current Scratchpad-using Rubenstein Fellows and some ViBRANT people to talk through use cases and challenges making those use cases work. And. . .I'd love to be part of that call. Jen? You think we can make that happen?

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: RE: literature records. I just exported a few dozen Endnote citations into xml, then imported them using the 'Biblio import' link into the website. It took all of 1 minute. I haven't really dug in to see how well the fields were parsed, but the display and faceted search are quite nice.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: RE: forum, blog and specimen tools. I wish I could remember all the steps I took to get these working! One thing is that I think you need to actually produce content for each of these types (i.e. forum topic, blog entry, specimen record/observation) before they will show up as tabs on the main menu. So step 1: Home>Content>click the 'add' link in the row of the content type you want. This may or may not automatically add the respective tab to your main menu. If it doesn't...Step 2: Structure>Menu>Main Menu>list links. If the link (Forum, Blog, Specimens) shows up, make sure the 'enabled' box is checked. If not...Step 3: Structure>Menu>Main Menu>add link. Type in the URL to the node (tab) you want added to your main menu (http://yoursitename/forum or /blog or /specimen_observation. I'm sure there are easier ways to do this, but I think that might work. Let me know if any of that works, and I'm happy to try and help troubleshoot if the vibrant team is too swamped.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Eli Sarnat: I see you've got access to forum, blog and specimen tools. Humph. I inquired of the Vibrant team about why I don't, but did you take some clever steps to activate them that differ from the wiki instructions? Also curious- what have you used for literature? The one I added manually is fine, but the one I tried via their spreadsheet upload seems to have gotten crunched. I haven't tried Bibtex or Endnote. I see those are supposed to autotag refs with taxon names but there are bug reports about it.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: Thanks Jen -- zombies are known for mischief. My beta scratchpad site is www.antkey.org.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Eli Sarnat: Oops! There's a bit of a zombie issue right now with deleted communities but as soon as it's fixed, restoring the community should be easy; stand by for that. The Scratchpad I've been training on is http://eolhotlist.myspecies.info/. If anyone would like an account to play with but isn't ready to create a whole new Scratchpad, let me know; you're welcome on mine!

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "Rubenstein Fellows":

    @Jennifer Hammock: looks like I must have accidentally deleted the Scratchpads community. Oops. You know of any way to restore it? Also, are you interested in sharing you test-site before next week's online meeting?

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Robert Hole, Jr: After a bit of fumbling about, I've discovered that special pasting my word text into Dreamweaver as "text with structure and basic formatting" strips out everything but the paragraph, line breaks, italics and strong formatting. I'm sure it's not the most efficient process, but I think I can muddle through with it.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Robert Hole, Jr commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Eli Sarnat: The only way I've found to do that is by search and replace. With hopefully only a few names on a "page". Though you could "save as html" through Word, then open the file in notepad and delete the heading and footing info.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Robert Hole, Jr: That sounds like a good backup plan. My first preference would be to keep the italics formatting for species names by somehow converting it to the html italics tag.

    almost 3 years ago • edited: almost 3 years ago

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    Robert Hole, Jr commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Eli Sarnat: I don't know specifically about what AntWeb needs, but simply saving the Word document in Word as a "text file" (File menu, Save As) strips all the formatting. Though you do have to close the current document and reopen the text file in order to see that it's happened.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Eli Sarnat commented on "EOL Discussion Group":

    @Roderic Page: thanks for the Google Refine tip and setting up the service for name reconciliation and NamebankID association. I used it to great benefit!

    almost 3 years ago • edited: almost 3 years ago