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Enter Constant Data Information

Find out how to access and use the Enter Constant Data Information window in Connexion client.

Purpose of the Enter Constant Data Information window

  • Enter a name for the new constant data record you are creating.
  • (Optional) Set the new constant data record as the default.
  • (Optional) Enter a My Status free-text identifier for the new record. This is available for bibliographic constant data records only.

Access the Enter Constant Data Information window

  1. Logged on or offline, open a constant data workform (Cataloging > Create > Constant Data or Authorities > Create > Constant Data) and enter the data you want to apply to records.
  2. When you are ready to save the new record online, on the Action menu, click Save Record to Online File.
  3. In the Enter Constant Data Information window:
    1. Enter a name.
    2. (Optional) Select or deselect the Make Default Constant Data check box.
    3. (Optional) Enter a My Status for the constant data record.
  4. Click OK.

See more about how to create, edit, or delete a bibliographic constant data.

Enter Constant Data Information window: Features and buttons

Feature How to use
Constant Data Name text field Enter a name for the new record.
Make Default Constant Data check box (Optional) Click to make the new record the default constant data record.

Default: Check box is deselected.
My Status text field (Optional) (unavailable for authority constant data) Type a custom free text status that will help you distinguish and manage multiple constant data records.

Maximum characters: 40

Default: Blank or Default My Status you assigned in Tools > Options > Set Status.

 

Button name Click the button to...
OK Close the window and save the constant data record online.
Cancel Cancel saving the new constant data record and close the window (the constant data workform remains open).

 

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