[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Rapid Data Entry Error

Lora Davis ljdavis at jhu.edu
Wed Apr 27 12:35:04 EDT 2016

Hi Jessica,

This seems related to the RDE bug I reported back in November.  See: https://archivesspace.atlassian.net/browse/AR-1362  That remains unresolved and in the icebox, it appears.

We were encountering more and more “quirks” with RDE templates as we started using them more regularly at my former institution.  The template feature is a great enhancement, but I’m certain there are a lot of bugs still lurking there.  Hopefully as more of these quirks are documented, they’ll be remedied.



Lora J. Davis
Digital Archivist
Johns Hopkins University
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD     21228
(410) 516-5898
ljdavis at jhu.edu

From: archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org [mailto:archivesspace_users_group-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org] On Behalf Of Jessica Steytler
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Subject: [Archivesspace_Users_Group] Rapid Data Entry Error

Hi folks,
I’m working on a container list in Rapid Data Entry. I am changing the level of description from File to Item after I’ve added the rows I want to add, and several things happen that seem very glitchy and weird:
Note-  I am using a template and hiding rows that are repeating.

·         I can no longer add Title information to rows 2-5

·         The Date Type field is no longer a drop down menu

·         Language has taken over the Begin Date field

·         It lists 27 columns visible, and rows 2-5 now show all the columns I’d removed via the template, I assume.

I’ve attached a screen cap to illustrate.

Jessica Steytler
Congregational Library & Archives
14 Beacon St. Boston MA 02108
617-523-0470 x234
jsteytler at 14beacon.org<mailto:jsteytler at 14beacon.org>

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