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    Additional Patron ID Needed on Notices

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 16.02

    Description:
    We need to display student's additional ID (20) on notices. The tags appear in the raw XML, but there is no data.

    Resolution:
    TO-BLANK suppresses the field content in report forms. As long as TO-BLANK appears in global.trn (or the form-specific *.trn) next to field name z302-key-20, only the field name (z302-key-20) can appear in your output files (*.xmlxsl). The field contents will never appear.
    Remove the following line from global.trn:
    z302-key-20 TO-BLANK S
    You’ll need to run UTIL / I / 6 afterwards to update the forms on the PC.

    Notes:
    [1] z302 is a virtual table created from z303 and z304.
    [2] If no ID field = 20 is entered in the patron record (say, a certain patron only has 00 and 01 ID fields), then the field name (z302-key-20) will not appear in the output file.


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013