M5 v5-7-12

December 2022

Ver 5.7.12


Advanced Cataloging.
1. A crash when searching bibs without holdings has been resolved.
2. Collection members can now be printed.
1. Catalog now supports saving records in RIS format from My List. 
2. The way lists are handled has been redesigned in this release.
3. The way records are added to a database in Record Fetch has been redesigned in this release.
4. Logon and session postback queries have been optimized, resulting in increased performance.
5. Compatibility issues with Microsoft Edge have been addressed.
6. Alt and Title elements have been added to the Logo image. These are based on the value of the Title field on the Library Settings section in Setup. Additionally, there is a new logo_alttext key in Setup that allows the user to specify a different value for the Alt and Title attributes.
7. An issue that prevented printing the results of a Patron search has been addressed.
1. Added Email and Phone columns for the Public Library display in the Library Transactions view on screen and in print.
2. An issue that caused receipts to be emailed twice has been addressed.
3. Circulation queries on the Group table have been optimized, resulting in a significant performance increase when loading patrons with large numbers of transactions.
4. An issue that would cause Circulation to hang on startup when the logged in user had access only to Self Mode has been addressed.
Group Editor.
1. Printing of group members has been implemented.
2. An issue where members of a Special Reserve group were not refreshed when viewing the members of another special reserve group has been addressed.


1. NEW FEATURE. An Export to CSV button has been added to Library Transactions.

2. When an item barcode that is already on loan to the current patron is scanned in Loan mode, it is processed as a renewal instead of displaying the ‘Already on loan’ message.



1. Printing search results now includes holding information.

2. The layout of the page in printing from the Details view has been improved. 

3. My Account now properly displays the patron and bibliographic thumbnail images. 

4. The Patron search results are now updated to reflect edits made to patron records.


Advanced Cataloging.

1. In Export, an issue in the export of holdings that caused the holding record to be included at the beginning of the export file has been resolved. 

2. In Collections, an issue affecting the display and layout of Holdings search results where the holdings do not have barcodes has been addressed.


Mandarin Server.

1. A server crash caused by an erratic Z39.50 client has been corrected. 


Record Editor.

1. Record Editor now checks for the expiration number of days for the group that the user sets in the 993 (Group) field. Previously Record Editor set the expiration based solely on the user’s Default Group.

2. An issue that caused the cover image of the original record to change when a new picture was attached to a duplicated bibliographic record has been addressed.