Re: Solvent's default property names?

From: David Huynh <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 12:37:16 -0500

Hi Jim,

No, Solvent does not allow you to add your own menu items. However, if
you don't mind hacking, it's not so hard to add it to the code. Open up
the solvent extension directory. On Windows, it looks something like this:

C:\Documents and Settings\[user id]\Application

Then open up the file
and search for DOM.nameItemCustomProperty. This is where those menu
items are specified. The implementation of DOM.nameItemCustomProperty
itself is in



Jim Eng wrote:

> When you are creating a scraper, Solvent provides a list of basic
> property names (URI, title, address, etc) and allows you to create
> "custom properties" and "custom variables". Suppose I want to create
> several scrapers for different sites using existing tags such as
> Dublin Core or LOMS. Is there a way to customize the interface to
> define the list of items that will show up in the "Names" drop-down?
> Thanks.
> Jim
> Jim Eng
Received on Tue Jan 24 2006 - 17:36:40 EST

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