- Article Type: General
- Product: Aleph
- Product Version: 20
When I click on "Patrons" and then "New Patron" in GUI Circ, I get a one-tab fill-in form. When other staff at our site do the same, they get a two-tab form. Why is that? And what are the differences betweeen these.
If your .\CIRC\TAB\Circ.ini file has FastPatronRegistration=Y, you get the one-tab form.
If it has FastPatronRegistration=N, you get the two-tab.
The regular, two-tab new patron form populates the Global patron record only. After saving that, you need to call up the: Local patron, Address, and Additional ID's forms.
The information required is basically the same; it's just that the Fast Registration has it all on one form.
One difference in behavior is that the Notes which you type onto the Fast Registration form populate *both* the Global and Local Notes whereas the Notes you enter in on the regular form populate the Global record Notes only.
Fast patron registration
- Article last edited: 10/8/2013