Creating CWR Export¶
For CWR export to work, your CWR delivery code must be defined in settings. If you want to test CWR exports, you can make something up, any three letters will work. However, only send out CWR files created after you entered the code officially assigned to you.
There are several ways to get to
Add CWR Export view:
- from the
homepage or app menu or
CWR Export listview by pressing on
Add CWR Exportbutton or
- from the
Create CWR from selected worksbatch action in
Please note that the field
Works uses auto-complete, and if you don’t come here through the action, you must add works in this view one at a time.
CWR version/type field selects the CWR version and transaction type. CWR 2.1 makes a distinction between
New Work Registrations and
Revisions, while CWR 3.0 (not yet in use anywhere) has no such distinction for registrations.
Internal note is what the name says, you can enter whatever helps you to keep track. It can even be edited from the
Upon save, you will be taken to the
CWR export list view. It has two links in each row:
View CWR and
Download. The latter will download the zipped CWR file, and the former will take you to the preview:
Preview and Download¶
The example shown above shows the CWR file with basic syntax highlighting. When you hover over the fields with your cursor, additional information is shown.
CWR 3.0 introduces a new mechanism for obtaining ISWCs. The short version is that publishers send ISWC requests (ISR), an example is shown here, and societies send answers (ISA). Please note that CWR 3.0 support is still experimental.
CWR Delivery is currently not implemented. CWR 2.1 manual delivery is a relatively simple task and CWR 3.0 is not accepted by any societies yet.