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Basic specification
Visible name Quantity
Typical usage Use this item to indicate how many plants of this species are in this collection.
Visible display type The quantity is displayed using a simple text box.  It may contain any whole number.
Data entry view Garden view

Storage details
SQL name Quantity
Storage type A whole number                                      

Import / export notes

When importing and exporting the column name for this item is Quantity.
When importing with the Merge option, the existing value of this item will be completely overwritten by the value specified in the input file.
Action File type Notes
Import Delimited file Any whole number.
XML file ditto
Export Delimited file Exported as it's stored in the database.
XML file ditto

Publication templates

The replacement tag is <cb:Quantity>. 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 item exactly as it's stored.
off Replace this tag with nothing.


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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   


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