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    How to use Update vendor code in order and subscription records (acq-26)


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


    We need to replace some vendor codes with new ones and are planning to run the service acq-26 'Update vendor code in order and subscription records' to do this. How can we do it?


    Before running p-acq-26 the customer needs to create the new vendors records in the database. If you just need to change the Vendor Code field and keep all information from the Vendor record you can use the “Duplicate” button.

    Note: the “Duplicate” button only duplicates the Vendor record. After that you will need to use the “Address” button to create the Address record for the new duplicated vendor.

    With the new vendor records in the database you can run the p-acq-26. In the form, please note the field “Update Default Order Fields”. When you create a new Order record in ALEPH, some fields of the order record are populated by the Vendor record. So, if you change some of these fields in the new Vendor records and want to replicate these changes in the old Order records, tick “Yes” for this field.

    To finish, we suggest you to run the p-acq-26 procedure with “Update Database” field set to “No” in the first time. After that you can check the report and see if the changes the system will make are ok. Then you can use the menu Services > History to run the same procedure again, but now tick Yes for “Update Database”



    • Article last edited: 12-Mar-2016
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