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    In AUTH_HEADING table, what is HEADING_ID_POINTER and the HEADING_ID_POINTEE?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 8.2.0

    Question

    In AUTH_HEADING table, what is HEADING_ID_POINTER and the HEADING_ID_POINTEE?

    Answer

    The HEADING_ID_POINTER always points at a HEADING entry.
    The HEADING entry always matches the heading the AUTH_HEADING covers, even if the heading is actually a cross-reference. The AUTH_HEADING entry may actually cover a cross-reference--if it does, the HEADING_ID_POINTEE points at the authorized heading.
    If the AUTH_HEADING entry is for the authorized heading, the HEADING_ID_POINTEE is 0. For name/title changes the headings will be name/title headings so will point at name/title HEADING entries.

    Category: Cataloging


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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