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    short-bib-request missing fields

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 16.02

    We have found that there is a difference between the behavior of the bib-request and short-bib-request functions although both should be returning the same 6 data elements. A function call to bib-request gives a result where all elements contain values. A function call to short-bib-request leaves the user-pin and user-barcode fields empty. Is there a way to get the user-pin and user-barcode fields with a short request?

    There are some new function calls that take care of this problem. If you replace the basket call with basket-bib-req-cdl (and basket-bib-request-cdl) and the short call to short-bib-req-cdl (and short-bib-request-cdl), you should see the full information from all three screens. The basket-bib-req-cdl function is available only in v.16, but short-bib-req-cdl is available in all versions from v.16 up.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013