Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ranking DDI 3 metadata items in search results

We were recently at UW-Madison to visit with Dr. Barry T Radler and the MIDUS longitudinal survey. We are working with them to document their series of longitudinal studies in DDI 3 to enable the generation of very detailed and … Continue reading

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WPF DataGrid and the Backspace Character

Colectica uses the DataGrid throughout its user interface for displaying editable lists. Today, while editing some metadata, I wanted to remove the text in a particular column for many rows. This is pretty quick if you get into the rhythm … Continue reading

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How to register a 11179 item in Colectica Repository

Colectica Repository can store any metadata items that conform to the ISO 11179 naming scheme for registered items. The DDI 3 Addin for Colectica Repository additionally allows for indexing of contextual and relationship information. Here is a brief code example … Continue reading

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New Colectica Repository access methods

Colectica Repository is used as both a registry and resolution service for various pieces of identified metadata. Both Colectica Designer and Web communicate with it to perform all of the neat tasks listed on their features pages. Users can communicate … Continue reading

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