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MARC Cataloging: Macro Downloads

Macro Downloads

Holdings LDR/008: e-journal | new print | dead print
Items: duplicate item


Holdings LDR/008 macros

To use these macros, you will need to have your cursor in the LDR of your HOL record:

cursor in LDR

With your cursor in the LDR, type the hotkey you chose for the appropriate macro.


e-journals

  1. right click on this link and choose "Save Link As..."
  2. save in your MacroExpress folder (in Program files)
  3. in Macro Express, choose "Add Macro" under "Macros" (or click on the button the 'add macro button' )
  4. assign a hotkey (the command you want to type to initiate the macro)
  5. click on the "Enter Directly" button; you'll get a "Modify Directly Editor" with a large "Enter Keystrokes" window
  6. under "File" choose "Import from Text File"
  7. select the file you downloaded ("ffhol_ej.txt")
  8. click on "ok"

The HOL LDR/008 macro for e-journals is now in your macro express editor. Double-click on it. Under the "properties" tab, you can name it and specify what programs it should run in ("Global" is ok, or just program CATALOG.EXE)

After you use the macro, your e-journal LDR and 008 should look like this:

hol ej done

new print journals

  1. right click on this link and choose "Save Link As..."
  2. save in your MacroExpress folder (in Program files)
  3. in Macro Express, choose "Add Macro" under "Macros" (or click on the button the 'add macro button' )
  4. assign a hotkey (the command you want to type to initiate the macro)
  5. click on the "Enter Directly" button; you'll get a "Modify Directly Editor" with a large "Enter Keystrokes" window
  6. under "File" choose "Import from Text File"
  7. select the file you downloaded ("ffhol_print.txt")
  8. click on "ok"

The HOL LDR/008 macro for new print journals is now in your macro express editor. Double-click on it. Under the "properties" tab, you can name it and specify what programs it should run in ("Global" is ok, or just program CATALOG.EXE)

After you use the macro, your new print LDR and 008 should look like this:

hol new print done

dead print journals (recon purposes)

  1. right click on this link and choose "Save Link As..."
  2. save in your MacroExpress folder (in Program files)
  3. in Macro Express, choose "Add Macro" under "Macros" (or click on the button the 'add macro button' )
  4. assign a hotkey (the command you want to type to initiate the macro)
  5. click on the "Enter Directly" button; you'll get a "Modify Directly Editor" with a large "Enter Keystrokes" window
  6. under "File" choose "Import from Text File"
  7. select the file you downloaded ("ffhol_printdead.txt")
  8. click on "ok"

The HOL LDR/008 macro for dead print journals is now in your macro express editor. Double-click on it. Under the "properties" tab, you can name it and specify what programs it should run in ("Global" is ok, or just program CATALOG.EXE)

After you use the macro, your dead print LDR and 008 should look like this:

hol dead print done

Item macro

duplicate item (great for HD processing)

  1. right click on this link and choose "Save Link As..."
  2. save in your MacroExpress folder (in Program files)
  3. in Macro Express, choose "Add Macro" under "Macros" (or click on the button the 'add macro button' )
  4. assign a hotkey (the command you want to type to initiate the macro)
  5. click on the "Enter Directly" button; you'll get a "Modify Directly Editor" with a large "Enter Keystrokes" window
  6. under "File" choose "Import from Text File"
  7. select the file you downloaded ("item_dupe.txt")
  8. click on "ok"

The duplicate item macro is now in your macro express editor. Double-click on it. Under the "properties" tab, you can name it and specify what programs it should run in ("Global" is ok, or just program ITEMS.EXE)

To use this macro, you must have already created a correct item to duplicate. Highlight the item with your cursor.

cursor on item

When the item is selected, type the hotkey you have assigned.

If the macro has worked successfully, your ending position will be in tab 4 of the item.

ending position, item dupe

You need to fill in the enumeration, and (if you haven't set up a pattern in the ADM record) the description in tab 1. Finally, wand in the barcode.

finished duplicate item