Scott Alan Leonard wrote:
> Has anyone used the <dao> element in an encoded finding aid? If so, how
> is it used? I'm attempting to include an image in a finding aid by using
> the <dao> tag, but I keep getting errors. I've tried using the
> "entityref" attribute, but I'm not sure I'm using that right. This is how
> I am using the element with its attributes: <dao displaytype="present"
> entityref="halstdsm" ext.ptr="implied">. When I do it this way, I get an
> error in Panorama telling me that the entity "halstdsm" is undefined
> ("halstdsm" is a jpg image). Where & how do I define it?
> Scott A. Leonard ><>
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> "I cannot speak for the way God deals with others; I know only how He deals
> with me personally."
> C. S. Lewis, _God in the Dock_ (p. 262)
If you take a look at the EAD Retrospective Conversion Guidelines I
wrote for the American Heritage Project, you will find detail
instructions on the use of <dao> and how to declared external entities.
Since these are in draft form, please do let me know if they are lacking
in either clarity or content.