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    Assigning "23:59 " due time to non-hourly loans, instead of library closing time


    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care


    I'd like to get our system to assign a due-hour of 2359 to all non-hourly loans, but can't see how to do it. So if the tab17 has the library closing at 7:00pm on September 4, the due date for non-hourly loans will be Sept 4, 23:59 instead of Sept 4, 19:00.


    We believe CHANGE-DUE-HOUR was replaced with col 27 in tab16:
    ! COL 27. 1; NUM; ;
    ! Adjust Due Date and Hour;

    The regular, non-hourly loans can be set to 23:59 in tab16's col 9, using switch 2 in col 27:

    ! 2 - Do NOT adjust due hour if the due date is an open day. if
    ! the due date is a closed day, find the NEXT open day. This
    ! is the default value in case tab16 cannot be read or this 
    ! column has an invalid value (i.e. other than 0, 1, 2 or 3).

    One grace day (col 7) can be used so books in the overnight bin won't be fined when checked in the day after they are actually due.

    [From site:] Using a "2" works.



    • Article last edited: 12-Mar-2016
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