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    Call number column is blank in Items List

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph

    Description:
    The Call number column in the Items List in the the Circ and Items modules is always blank.

    Call numbers *are* showing up correctly in the full item record (seen when I click on Modify).

    {Or the call number may be incomplete: $h but no $i.)

    Resolution:
    The program is looking for a ./xxx50/tab/edit_field.eng LOC entry for edit-field ID "D". Their ./xxx50/tab/edit_field.eng had an entry like this:

    1 # LOC## D B -2

    for which the $h and $i were being omitted. This was followed by a
    1 L LOC ...
    entry which included the $h and $i.

    Since the call no. type was "0", the site was assuming that this second one would be used..
    But the edit_z30_location program is reading edit_field like this: "LOC^^", that is, it is not considering the class type. So it was using the first entry (which omits $h and $i).

    Deleting that entry corrected the problem..

    In another case, the solution was to add the "i" subfield to the default "LOC; #" entry.


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013