Add more specific formats in Aleph / FMT-tags and connection to tab25.lng
- Article Type: Q&A
- Product: Aleph
- Product Version: 20
More specific FMT values are needed.
What is the relation between xxx01/pc_tab/catalog/formats.lng, the “Choose records format” in the Cataloging module and the different material types in xxx50/tab/tab25?
Adding new FMT fields should be done very carefully as the record's format is checked in several tables. Please see also the explanation in "System Librarian's Guide - Cataloging", chapter 1.
The formats assigned in table xxx01/pc_tab/catalog/formats.lng will be shown in the cataloging client when opening "Edit actions" -> "Choose record's format". Note that after any modification in xxx01/pc_tab/catalog/formats.lng util m/7 has to be started in order to create a new cataloging tables package which will be transferred after re-start of the cataloging client.
There is no connection to xxx50/tab/tab25.lng. Tab25.lng defines the various values for Z30-MATERIAL in item records. The formats in xxx01/pc_tab/catalog/formats.lng are more in form and content while the formats in xxx50/tab/tab25.lng are more a physical description.
Category: Cataloging (500) - ALEPH
Subject: Create / Edit records (500) - ALEPH
- Article last edited: 4/28/2014