Collection number
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Basic specification
Visible name Collection number
Typical usage The serialized number for the named collector attached to this herbarium sheet.
Visible display type The Collection number is displayed using an unformatted text box.
Data entry view Herbarium view

Storage details
SQL name CollectionNumber
Storage type A text value up to 10 characters in length.

Import / export notes

When importing and exporting the column name for this item is CollectionNumber.
When importing with the Merge option, the existing value will be completely replaced by the value in the input file.
Action File type Notes
Import Delimited file A semicolon-separated list of values.
XML file ditto
Export Delimited file Exported as it's stored -- as a semicolon separated list of values.
XML file ditto

Publication templates

The replacement tag is <cb:CollectionNumber>. The possible attributes for this tag are shown below. Values marked with an asterisk are used by default.
Attribute Possible values Notes
text on * Show this name as it's stored.
off Replace this tag with nothing.


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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   


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