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    German Eszett (U 00DF) should not be decomposed to "ss" in Cataloging

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version:

    Problem Symptoms:
    ? In Cataloging, when saving a record containing the German Eszett character, the character is saved as "ss" rather than "Latin small letter sharp s (U+00DF), the correct character.
    ? Options > Preferences > Validation > Bypass Decomposition of accented characters for MARC21 not checked

    Cause:
    This behavior is the result of Issue 18640.

    Resolution:
    Issue 18640 is currently in Development.

    Additional Information

    Replication steps:
    1. Open Cataloging module with "Bypass Decomposition" off.
    2. Create a bib record.
    3. Place the German Eszett character in the record and save.
    4. When the record saves the _ changes from _ to ss. ( _ reflects the German Eszett, which CF won't display.) Module: Catalog

    Workaround:
    Before saving the record, check
    Options > Preferences > Validation > Bypass Decomposition of accented characters for MARC21

    Category: Cataloging


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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