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    User registration in Opac, zeros in birth date


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


    When registering a new user in the Opac field birth date is filled with zeros. The zeros can't be overwritten but you have to delete them before adding a real date. Can this be avoided somehow?


    The easiest way is to delete the zeros from the display in file www_f_lng/bor-new:

    In this section value "$2200" will be replaced by "":
    <td class=td2>
    <input id="birth_day" name=N_Z303_BIRTH_DATE size=22 maxlength=8 value="$2200">
    <span class="text1"> (yyyymmdd)</span>

    <td class=td2>
    <input id="birth_day" name=N_Z303_BIRTH_DATE size=22 maxlength=8 value="">
    <span class="text1"> (yyyymmdd)</span>

    If the zeros shall not be displayed after the form is emptied add in the beginning section behind the following line ...
    document.form1.elements[i].name == "N_Z303_BIRTHPLACE" ||
    ... a new line ...
    document.form1.elements[i].name == "N_Z303_BIRTH_DATE" ||
    ... and delete the following 2 lines:
    if (document.form1.elements[i].name == "N_Z303_BIRTH_DATE")
    document.form1.elements[i].value = "00000000";



    • Article last edited: 6-Jun-2016