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Disallow renewal of overdue items

Learn how to disallow the renewal of overdue items using SIP2.

It is possible to disallow the renewals of Overdue items. It has 2 sections to this option:

  1. Set the Parameter to allow Overdue items
  2. If the Parameter to allow exists, then it checks :
    • Message 12
    • Message 30
    • Message 66

If the parameter is not present then no check on whether the item is overdue is done.

Set the Parameter to allow Overdue items

1. Access the Instances Window.

  1. Highlight the relevant Instance and select Edit Parameters
  2. If the Parameter for “Allow Renew of Overdue Item” does not exist, press F1 New to add a new parameter
  3. When setting this parameter, it only needs to exist on this Table. Leave as a Constant and will be checked at the time if chosen as a Parameter to Check
  4. Enter the Description: Allow Renew of Overdue Item
  5. Enter the Message: This item is overdue and may not be renewed
  6. Set the main Type to be Item (select from the dropdown list)
  7. Enter the Source Type to be Constant
  8. Set the Null Value : Not Allowed
  9. Enter Y in the Source Value
  10. Set the Target Type: StringValue
  11. Set the Operator: Equal
  12. Enter Y in the Target Value
  13. Click Apply
  14. The parameter will appear in the main list of Parameters
  15. Click OK

Set up the Messages to use this Parameter

  1. Click Edit Messages
  2. The Instance Messages Window will display:
  3. Highlight Message 12: Checkout Response
  4. Click the Edit Fields Button
  5. The associated Message Fields will display:
  6. Highlight ParametersToCheck
  7. Click Edit Values
  8. The Field Values window will display for Parameters to Check
  9. Click New
  10. From the Value select Allow renew of overdue items from the dropdown box
  11. Click Apply
  12. You will be returned to the Message Fields Window
  13. Click OK
  14. Now complete steps 4-14, as above for the following Messages:
    • Renew Response (Message 30)
    • Renew All Response (Message 66)

Renew Response

  1. Highlight Message 30: Renew Response
  2. Click the Edit Fields Button
  3. The associated Message Fields will display:
  4. Highlight ParametersToCheck
  5. Click Edit Values
  6. The Field Values window will display for Parameters to Check
  7. Click New
  8. From the Value select Allow renew of overdue items from the dropdown box
  9. Click Apply
  10. You will be returned to the Message Fields Window
  11. Click OK

RenewAll Response

  1. Highlight Message 66: RenewAll Response
  2. Click the Edit Fields Button
  3. The associated Message Fields will display:
  4. Highlight ParametersToCheck
  5. Click Edit Values
  6. The Field Values window will display for Parameters to Check
  7. Click New
  8. From the Value select Allow renew of overdue items from the dropdown box
  9. Click Apply
  10. You will be returned to the Message Fields Window
  11. Click OK

 

 

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