Show required and optional fields per type

Tim_1977
2009-03-18
2013-05-28
  • Tim_1977

    Tim_1977 - 2009-03-18

    Hello,

    depending on the type of publication (journal article, book,...) some fields may be required, optionally useful or even quite senseless. It would be great, if your interface could react depending on the choice of publication the user adds.

    Or did I simply overlook an existing feature..?

    Regards, Tim.

     
    • Matthias Steffens

      Hi Tim,

      you didn't overlook an existing feature.

      > It would be great, if your interface could react depending on
      > the choice of publication the user adds.

      Thanks for the request! This has been requested quite a few times, and I agree that it would greatly help the user to add or edit data.

      Slightly related:

      http://www.refbase.net/index.php/Planned_feature_additions#Input_validation

      Unfortunately, I cannot tell you if/when anything like this gets implemented. But you can be assured that it's on our radar.

      Thanks again, Matthias

       

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