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    How to make User Group a required field for new user

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Alma

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    How do I make User Group a required (red asterisk) field when registering a new user?

    To set a field as required when a user is created, perform the following steps:
    1. Go to Alma Menu (F2) > General > User Management Configuration > Configuration Menu
    2. Choose the appropriate link under Mandatory Fields (Public, Staff, or External Contacts)
    3. Under "Create a New Table Row," select the desired field from the Code dropdown
    4. Enter appropriate free text for the selection into the Description field
    5. Click Add Row button
    6. Save

    Additional Information

    See file "How to configure mandatory and optional fields for user and patron records" on Documentation Center under:
    Alma > Support > Presentations and How To documents > User management

    Category: Patron

    Subject: User Management

    • Article last edited: 9/10/2014