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    1" displays in front of Spring, Fall, etc., in the Course doc Full display

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 19.01

    Description:
    From the documentation on v19 expand-doc-course:

    CNO-6 is the period during which the course takes place. For example: Winter, Spring, and so on.

    The values are stored in the CNO-6 field in the following format:

    $$n<period>. n is a number from 1 to 7. For example:$$1Spring.

    If the course is valid for more than one period, the field is filled with a series of values, each value in a separate subfield, with no spaces in between. For example:$$1Spring$$2Summer.

    <end v19 documentation>

    What we are seeing is that the display does not strip off the first value of the first subfield. Example:

    1 Spring

    Subsequent subfields look fine (meaning, they do not display the $$n value); just the first "1" is displaying.

    Resolution:
    The "1" which we are seeing is not first subfield code (that is, $$1), but rather the value of the $$8 subfield ("$$81") which precedes it in the CNO-6 field.

    We can add a "-8" to column 6 in the abc30 edit_field.eng to prevent it from displaying:

    ! 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    !-!-!!!!!-!-!-!!!!!!!!!!-!-!-!!!!!!!!!!-!!!!!!!!!!
    ...
    1 # CNO-6 # -8
    !2 # A ^
    2 1 A ^


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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