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by Brian McMahon
Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Introduction to the IUCr Diffraction Data Deposition WG
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Introduction to the IUCr Diffraction Data Deposition WG

The Diffraction Data Deposition Working Group (DDDWG) has been established as an initiative of Sine Larsen, Immediate Past President of the IUCr, to address the growing calls within the crystallographic community for the deposition of primary diffraction images, with some mechanism that allows their...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:41 pm
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Topic: Creating a hyperlink to another page on the IUCr web site
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Creating a hyperlink to another page on the IUCr web site

When using a content management system, it's better to refer to other pages within the same system using their database identifiers rather than explicit URLs, as one might include in a static HTML page. The advantage of using the database identifier that if the page you're linking to gets moved to s...
by Brian McMahon
Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:40 pm
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Topic: Where is the content for Commission web sites?
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Where is the content for Commission web sites?

Notice that there are two sets of Commission web pages. The first, "official", set is maintained by the IUCr Executive Secretary and is located at the URL m (the location of this in the CMS asset map is shown by Figure 1). Each of these pages conforms to a standard pattern and provides for...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Oct 03, 2011 3:23 pm
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Topic: Linking to PDF documents
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Re: Linking to PDF documents

Example 2: Linking to the PDF version of the current page ascaed1.png If you have a PDF equivalent of an HTML page, and you want to allow users to download that from the HTML page, here is the way I recommend. In this example, I want to link to the original PDF version of a set of minutes for an As...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Oct 03, 2011 2:59 pm
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Topic: Linking to PDF documents
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Linking to PDF documents

I will provide in this thread two examples of linking from HTML pages to PDF documents. In general, I prefer that PDF documents be converted to HTML, which is a more "natural" format for reading in a browser, allows greater opportunities for subsequent editing, and is not dependent upon pr...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:46 pm
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Topic: How to sign up on this site
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How to sign up on this site

Please sign up to the IUCr forums according to the following instructions: (1) Go to the URL m (2) In the middle of the page, there is a login form. Immediately above that is a link to "Register". Please click on that link. (3) Following the page where you must click the button "I agr...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:27 pm
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Topic: Meaning of icons
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Meaning of icons

The icons that appear in topic and forum listings have the following meanings. Two general points - Red icons are unread items, grey are read - A human silhouette on any topic means you have posted in it http://forums.iucr.org/styles/iucr_redgrey/imageset/announce_unread.gif - Announcement http://fo...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:36 pm
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Topic: Adding content to the IUCr web site
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Adding content to the IUCr web site

snapshot1.png There are a number of standard ways of adding content to a website built using the Squiz Matrix content management system (CMS) - see the full documentation library at m . However, I provide a number of utilities for IUCr webmasters to make life a little easier. These can be used alon...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:57 pm
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Topic: HIPO problems
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HIPO problems

snapshot1.png The Content Management System (CMS) used on the IUCr web site implements a queuing system for processes that might require significant system resources. This system is referred to as 'HIPO' - Highly Intensive Processing Objects. Sometimes processes get stuck in the queue. This can hap...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Minutes of inaugural meeting
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Minutes of inaugural meeting

IUCr Diffraction Data Deposition Working Group (IUCr DDD WG) Notes and actions from meeting held 27th August 2011 Madrid Present: WG Members Steve Androulakis (TARDIS representative) John R. Helliwell (Chair) (IUCr ICSTI Representative; Chairman of the IUCr Journals Commission 1996-2005) Loes Kroon...