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    'Generate' button functionality in the Physical Item Editor

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Alma


    What is the purpose and functionality of the "Generate" button (seen in the Physical Item Editor)?


    This button allows one to generate descriptions that populate the description field of physical items. The generated descriptions are based on the values of the Chronology and Enumeration fields of the item record. Staff can generate the description manually while editing the item or automatically when saving the item.

    Additional Information

    The button is explained in the Alma September 2012 Release Notes, under "Description Templates".

    Category: Inventory

    Subject: IE/Holding/Item

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013