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Known issues

This page lists known issues in the WorldShare Record Manager application. Availability dates are subject to change.

Please see the OCLC System Status Dashboard for active issues.

Current Issues

 

issue details

Reset Form button in Search Preferences does not work in some cases

In Search Preferences, the Reset Form button does not work in the following instances:

  • From the Searching - Advanced accordion:
    • The Reset Form button does not set the Language of Cataloging back to the default.
    • The Reset Form button does not set the Source of Cataloging back to the default.
  • From the Working with Records accordion:
    • The Reset Form button does not set the Default Editor back to MARC 21.
    • If you set the Default Editor to Text View and then click Create WorldCat Record, the MARC 21 editor appears.
Workaround: Manually adjust the setting(s) as needed.

Reset link in Advanced Search does not clear text from boxes

When you click the Reset link in the Advanced Search dialog, the text you have entered in the text field(s) remains.

Workaround: Manually remove any entered text from the text fields.

Characters are missing from diacritics picker

The following characters are missing from the diacritics picker:

code unicode name common name
U+030A Combining Ring Above Circle Above Letter
U+005E Circumflex Accent Circumflex Spacing
U+0060 Grave Accent Grave Spacing
U+007B Left Curly Bracket Left Brace
U+007D Rigth Curly Bracket Right Brace
U+208D Subscript Left Parenthesis N/A
U+007E Tilde Tilde, Spacing
U+0332 Combining Low Line Underscore Non Spacing
U+005F Low Line Underscore Spacing
 

OCLC Number index in My LBDs search

When searching for local bibliographic data records, the OCLC Number index searches for the LBD control number (field 001) instead of the OCLC control number.

The index name will be updated in a future release.

Index display order in Advanced Search Preferences

When you deselect an index from the Searching - Advanced accordion in Search Preferences, the index remains in the Index drop-down list.

 

Bibliographic records derived using the Derive Electronic Record action cannot be saved to Save In-Progress files

When a bibliographic record is derived using the Derive Electronic Record action, it cannot be saved to Save In-Progress files. The newly derived record must be added to WorldCat before the end of the session to preserve the template and any edits made.

 

Bibliographic records derived using the Derive Electronic Record action missing capital letters from field 245 subfield c

When a bibliographic record is derived using the Derive Electronic Record action, capital letters are removed from field 245 subfield c.

 

Shortcut for label printing

When you are in an LHR and attempt to use the shortcut key for label printing twice in one field, you only receive one entry on the label list.

Workaround: Click on a new field within the LHR and execute the shortcut key again.

Initial articles for field 245 in Derive Electronic Record Advanced Action

The initial article from field 245 is being transferred to field 776 $t. This will be corrected in a future release.

Workaround: Remove the initial article manually and change the second indicator to zero before you send the command to Derive Electronic Record.
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