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    Author's name truncated on ILL request

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    When we enter a serial request from the blank ILL form, only the first word of the article author shows up on the request confirmation and within the ILL2 application.

    I see that in your "new-ill-journal-request" file in the $alephe_root/www_f_eng directory, you have this line for the Article Author field:

    <input size=40 maxlength=120 name="BIB___70012a_2500" value=$2500>

    For the same line, we have this in our new-ill-journal-request file:

    <input size=40 maxlength=180 name="BIB___70012a_2500" value="$2500">

    The lack of quotes around the field is making the difference, particularly when you include punctuation in the author name, such as a comma and period. You could verify this by testing with a name with no punctuation. To fix it, just change the file to include quotes around the placeholder variable.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013