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    Recalled Items show original due-date instead of recall-due-date

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

    Problem Symptoms:
    Recalled items show the recall-due-date as the due-date in the GUI item display (correct), but, the due-date-*before*-recall in the Web OPAC (incorrect).

    This line in pc_server_defaults:

    setenv due_date_format 1

    while www_server.conf has:

    setenv due_date_format 3

    To make the OPAC display like the GUI,

    1. change pc_server_defaults from:

    setenv due_date_format 3


    setenv due_date_format 1

    2. restart the www_server.

    Additional Information

    In the case of the GUI, the due_date_format program is using ./error_eng/format_due_date line 01013:

    0103 0000 L Due date: $1 - Recalled

    while, in the case of the OPAC, it's 0101:

    0101 0000 L Effective due date: $1

    To display *both* dates, specify:

    setenv due_date_format 4

    Then the due_date_format program will use this entry from ./error_eng/format_due_date:

    0104 0000 L Recall due date $1 Original due date: $2

    Category: Circulation (500)

    Subject: Loans (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013