[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Redundant date expression issue

Majewski, Steven Dennis (sdm7g) sdm7g at eservices.virginia.edu
Thu Feb 9 15:27:55 EST 2017

Try editing archivesspace/stylesheets/as-ead-pdf.xsl

It looks like this template at the end is appending comma “,” and unitdate to the unit title in the first block, and then calling the unitdate template a second time in the next block.

If you edit one of those out, it should produce what you want.  — Steve.

    <!-- Unittitles and all other clevel elements -->
    <xsl:template match="ead:did" mode="dsc">
        <fo:block margin-bottom="0">
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:unittitle"/>
            <xsl:if test="(string-length(ead:unittitle[1]) > 1) and (string-length(ead:unitdate[1]) > 1)">, </xsl:if>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:unitdate" mode="did"/>
        <fo:block margin-bottom="4pt" margin-top="0">
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:repository" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:origination" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:unitdate" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:physdesc" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:physloc" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:dao" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:daogrp" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:langmaterial" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:materialspec" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:abstract" mode="dsc"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="ead:note" mode="dsc"/>

On Feb 9, 2017, at 2:43 PM, Lewis, Kylie <lewis at towson.edu<mailto:lewis at towson.edu>> wrote:

Good afternoon,

While exporting finished finding aids to PDFs, we noticed that the date expression field is creating a visually redundant copy of the date such as the image attached. Is there a way to remove the redundancy while being able to maintain a date expression? Or is this a case of possibly having to include the date in the title to remove the redundancy? Any tips would be greatly appreciated!

Kylie Lewis · Library Associate
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