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Work with text strings

Delete a text string

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. Select the Text radio button.
  3. Select the text string that you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete.

Edit a text string

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. Select the Text radio button.
  3. Update the text in the Data field for the text string you would like to edit.
  4. After you change Field or Data information, a confirmation message appears which states that the text string has been updated.

Insert information into a field with a text string

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, right-click the field into which you want to insert a text string.
  2. Select Insert Text 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 text string that you want to insert in the Text String Search field. As you type, the system automatically suggests names of potential matches.
  4. Select the name of the text string that you want to insert when it appears.

Save field information as a text string

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

View the list of saved text strings

  1. In the left navigation, click Toolbox.
  2. Select the Text radio button. The Strings tab now displays the text strings library.
    • In the Strings tab - Text view, you can:
      • Browse text strings
      • Sort text strings by Name, Field, Data, or Date Created
      • Edit a text string
      • Delete a text string