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    Global blocks don't display the block text (just the number)

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

    Problem Symptoms:
    * The Global Blocks do not have a word description in the text field when a block is placed on a patron's record.
    * The number shows up in the drop down list and so does the text but after the desired block is selected, the text does not show
    * The Global Blocks brought over from version 16 *do* display the text
    * In demo library usm50 the text is stored for new block texts

    Columns 3 and 4 of type 1 (global) of the ./xxx50/tab/tab_delinq.lng are not blank

    Remove information from columns 3 and 4 ./xxx50/tab/tab_delinq.lng for type 1 lines


    ! 2 3 4 5 6
    ! abcdefghi
    19 1 ABC NNNNNNNN L Check the phone number.

    to this:

    19 1 L Check the phone number.

    Additional Information

    To make the block text display next to the block number, you must click on "Update".
    1. click on the triangular drop-down button to the right of the Global block you want to set
    2. from the drop-down of blocks, double-click on the number of the desired block; you will now see the number but no text next to it
    3. click on "Update" (on the right-hand side): the text will appear.

    Category: Circulation (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013