Issue with RIS Formated GUID to Retrieve Type

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dave83
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Issue with RIS Formated GUID to Retrieve Type

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Jon,

I am finally finalizing my AppleScript to extract references and notes into OPML. I am encountering an unexpected result when I use the GUID system event with the RIS formatted citation style. I am using this to get the reference type after the TY label. The issue is that I get JOUR returned for user-defined types. As an example, I generated a "Technical Report" type in place of "User 1". While this shows up in Bookends (drop down menu in the Main tab), the RIS type is JOUR. I get the same result when I do a CMD-K with RIS selected as the format. Is the correct behavior?
Cheers,
Dave

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Re: Issue with RIS Formated GUID to Retrieve Type

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You have to edit the RIS filter and add the additional Type, Technical Report. When a reference is formatted Bookends matches the reference Type to the corresponding Type in the format. If there is no such Type Bookends defaults to the first one in the format, which is Journal Article.

Jon
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P.S. Thanks for the Bookends -> OPML AppleScript.

dave83
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Re: Issue with RIS Formated GUID to Retrieve Type

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Jon,

Thanks. Understand. At least I know the AppleScript is providing the proper data and what I need to do within Bookends to fix my issues.
Cheers,
Dave

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