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Work with field strings

Delete a field string

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. Select the field string that you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete.

Edit a field string

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. For the field string that you want to edit, update:
    • Field - Update the field number or indicators
    • Data - Update the text
  3. After you change Field or Data information, a confirmation message appears which states that the field string has been updated.

Insert information into a field with a field string

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, right-click the field into which you want to insert a field string.
  2. Select Insert Field String... from the Field flyout menu.
     Note: If text is highlighted in the field, it will be replaced by the inserted text string.
  3. Enter the name of the field string that you want to insert in the Field String Search field. As you type, the system automatically suggests names of potential matches.
  4. Select the name of the field string that you want to insert when it appears.

Save field information as a field string

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, right-click the field that you would like to save as a field string.
  2. Select Save Field String... from the Field flyout menu.
  3. Enter a name for the field string in the Add Field String dialog.
  4. Click Save.

View the list of saved field strings

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox. The Strings tab displays the field strings library by default.
    • In the Strings tab, you can:
      • Browse field strings
      • Sort field strings by Name, Field, Data, or Date Created
      • Edit a field string
      • Delete a field string