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    Cataloging Field Check Message: Field tag xxx not valid

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 21

    Problem Symptoms:
    When trying to save a cataloging record that contains a 440 field, the following error message displays:

    "Field tag 927 not valid"

    Fields are not listed in the $data_tab/check_doc_line

    Add the following line to $data_tab/check_doc_line to remove the message (and to prevent entries in the indicator field):
    AL XX 927 -

    Adding an additional line will also specify subfield a behavior.
    AL XX 927 a 0 -

    Additional Information

    check_doc_line checks the logical structure and connections within a single occurrence of a field.
    If a numeric field DOES NOT exist in the AL section of check_doc_line, an error message displays.

    Fields that do not need to appear in this file:
    * alphabetic or letters (STA, CAT, etc)
    * lower than 010 (001, 008, etc)

    For more detailed information, read the table header.

    Category: Cataloging (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013