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    Possible to change fixed fields with GDC?

    • Product: Voyager
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Multi-Tenant Direct, Dedicated-Direct, Local, TotalCare

    Question

    GDC documentation suggests that items in control fields can be changed using GDC - for example, changing "type of record" and "bibliographic level" in the leader. Is this something that can be changed? 

    Answer

    Yes. There's a consequence called "Replace String At Position" that lets you specify a byte in a control field and enter a new value for it.

    For example, if you wanted to update "type of record" to e for a set of records, the consequence would look something like: 

    Consequence: Replace String At Position 
    Control Field: LDR 
    Replace String at Position: 06 
    With string: e 


    • Article last edited: 16-Nov-2017