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Batch export authority records

Discover how to batch export authority records in Connexion client.

Select an option for batch processing

Records export immediately whether you are logged on or offline. To mark records in a local file for batch export, you must first select an option:

  1. Navigate to Tools > Options or press <Alt><T><O>.
  2. Click the Batch tab.
  3. In the Record Actions area under Perform local actions in batch, select the Authority Record Export check box.
  4. Click OK or press <Enter>. The client keeps your setting each time you open the program unless you change it.
  5. (Optional) If you want to switch to exporting immediately rather than in batch, clear the settings in Tools > Options > Batch tab.

Mark records for batch processing

Once the option is set, to mark records for batch export:

  1. Display an authority record from the local save file that you want to export.
    Select records in a local authority save file list.
    • To select adjacent records, click to highlight the first entry, and then press and hold <Shift> and click the last entry. 
    • To select nonadjacent entries, click to highlight the first entry, and then press <Ctrl> and click to highlight each additional entry.
  2. Click Action > Export, click the Export button (), or press <F5>.
    • The record(s) are marked for export in batch mode.
    • The export status in the record's status bar or in the Export column of the bibliographic local file list changes to R (Ready).

     Note: You can remove a record from the batch before processing, if needed. See Take actions on authority records for more details.
  3. When ready, run batch processing.