Version 3.40 and 3.41 - [BASIC] Runs with more restrictive PERMISSION
settings allowing improved security. One-click ISBN
cataloging provides 'instant' data entry by accessing
the Library of Congress online
catalog. (Requires Internet access and a current Support
subscription.) 90 days of free
Support included at no extra cost. Improved MARC
imports include more 'depth' in Subject
headings. Support Subscription screen added to provide service information and renewal features. An UPDATE CD is provided that includes the
v3.4x Install for Vista/Win7 and for XP/2000 to simplify
the "moving to a new computer" process. Automatically adjusts the screen size to fit the actual monitor resolution. Can be manually overridden and set as a Preference. Expanded ISBN display block to show all 13 characters. Implemented "XP Themes" to provide more attractive and interactive screens. Rounded and highlighted buttons provide visual feedback. Text exports are TAB-delimited to resolve occassional ambiguities with imports. Imports can accept either TAB- or comma-delimited (also inter-mixed) text files. Improved Vista/Win7 configuration reliability. RECOVER and ReInstate implement the TAB- and comma-delimited capabilities of PC
Card Catalog. A message added to warn of 'too short' bar code labels. (Bar code numbers should be 7 digits or more.) Shading alternate report
lines improves readability onscreen and on printed
lists. [CIRCULATION] Items presented for check out that
are already checked out (a "problem" situation) can
display the current patron. Reserves
show in the check screen's Items Out list (shows the
® character) can display the Reserving patron with
right-click menu selection. Resolved the inability to delete
a Reserve in rare cases. Number of rechecks for an Item by a single patron is displayed. Added two bar code label printing options. Print e-mail notices LOG upon completion of an e-mail session. [PUBLIC ACCESS] Upgraded database version to provide improved security settings on networked installations. Data Directory can point to a READ-only folder. Improved Catalog List formatting for better
readability. Mouse scroll-wheel scrolls both the
Catalog List and Item Detail screens.Added two
skins (Elegant & WLM.)
Version 3.30 - [BASIC] Upgraded database version to provide improved security settings on networked installations. (Database change creates incompatibility with ancillary software. Each program requires updating.) Catalog screens have improved readability with a modified format. Mouse scroll wheel scrolls through Catalog and Detail screens. Printing Catalog Cards includes Added Entry and Bound-with cards. Revised HELP file format to work with Vista. Title-Check feature improved operation. Inventory makes an audible beep when Item is not found improving efficiency. Catalog Cards include Series Title & Bound-with text.
Print the LABELS "to be printed" list. (Great for matching spine-only labels to items.) Several MARC import tag additions, notably adding Secondary Title <245b>. Spine and Pocket Labels print in Accession Number Order. Uses a common Keyword IGNORE list on multiple workstations. Revised single-line Shelf-List to contain more useful information. Remembers Catalog Search text so that PASTING from the Clipboard will re-insert the text into the Search box. Added Data Directory Enable button. Allows the Data Directory to be changed without the need of a special configuration file. Improved Shelf Card price formatting. DEMO and Authorized program are installed in different directories. Uninstall the DEMO without potential damage to the Authorized data. An install option can copy the DEMO data into the Authorized data folder if desired.
[CIRCULATION] Added e-mail NOTICE capaibility. Print bar code labels (12-digit, 'code 39' with Library Name). Improved FINES formatting to allow for non-US currencies. Print Status button can be set to print only the Patron Number without Name & Address. Improved BackUp precision to retain Comments, PIN.
[PUBLIC ACCESS] Upgraded database version to provide improved security settings on networked installations. Data Directory can point to a READ-only folder. Improved Catalog List formatting for better readability. Mouse scroll-wheel scrolls both the Catalog List and Item Detail screens. Added two skins (Elegant & WLM.)
Version 3.20 - [BASIC] Donation Date
defaults to Accession Date, assigned Donation Type is remembered.
Toolbar added. Total Value added to file and printed Donation
reports. Setting for LOC cataloging default added to Preferences
screen. Reservation flag displays when a reserved item is
checked to a patron that is not first on the reservation
list. New Shelf list in Spine Label order. Supports ISBN13.
Preferences screen expanded to include new option settings.
New 'Pocket' label format added. Browse Catalog now handles
"&". Catalog Cards print Remarks only if set
to display in Catalog. Two Spine Label fields use user-defined
names. Spine Label format is user-configurable. 'Title Check'
option when entering new items. [CIRCULATION] Resolved
error issues: Circulation Imports, Items Out/Fines selection,
Font settings in Label printing, imports of multiple MARC
records, Added Entry, Circulation Stats report. Patrons
can be assigned a PIN. (Useful for future program features.)
Version 3.14 - [BASIC] Added INVENTORY
feature (using optional bar codes) to BASIC module. Remembers
"highest used" Accession Numbers instead of "last
used" numbers. A "Previously Saved Item Recall"
button added to the New Entry screen. Added 'successful
completion' indicators to Item Alter and Delete activities.
Added more fields to Listing "filter" choices.
Display a list of unused Accession numbers. Resolved issues
with importing large MARC records, skipped catalog cards,
a few Listing anomalies and a Label formatting issue. Additional
MARC import modifications to match recent changes in LOC
web catalog. [CIRCULATION] Circulation STATS report
now tracks number of active users. Item usage appears on
Entry screen. A modified "Circulation date" remains
set between printed reports and notices. Resolved a duplicate
bar code issue.
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Version 3.13 - [BASIC] Listings now display
with a larger font and screen for better readablity. Listings
now provide a Standard, a Single-Line or a Citation format.
Holdings Reports now display Media categories with catgeory
subtotals. Entry screen has a "Catalog Card" preview
image. Added some "Are your sure?" questions to
minimize "one-click" mistakes. Revised Title lookup
for better 'number' recognition. Minor revision to the Catalog
Card format. Corrected Shelf List ordering. [CIRCULATION]
Corrections to Check Screen new patron entry (bar code;
"Comments") and Patron Labels printing. "Blank
Patron" is no longer accepted.
Version 3.12 - [BASIC] Print Spine-only
labels. Preview and edit "items to be printed"
list. Reformatted Item Entry screen making label creation
more intuitive. Added Publisher Authority drop-down. Listing
filter now includes Media Designator field. Added messages
to Series Title deletions, "to be printed" list.
Corrections: export/ import/ merge; Preferences; Series
Titles and list; Alter Accession Numbers; Bar Code listing;
long passwords; temporary printer font settings; keywords
from Alternate Titles/Subjects. [CIRCULATION] Added
a "Renewal" message. Class/Family listings use
alphabetic order. Item Usage info appears on Item Entry>>Alter
screen. Larger report image on Reports screen. Corrections:
Rechecks now included in Stats.
Version 3.11 - [BASIC] Maintain deleted
items in a separate file for ReInstate (new Add-On);
Resolved errors in Backup; expanded Repair capabilities;
Label Line can be selected to print at the top of the spine
labels; refined spine label auto-formatting; corrected handling
of certain currency field formats; added Series Title type-ahead
and AACR2 listing during Catalog Entry. Resolved minor Import/Export
issues; Media Designator now prints on pocket labels (selectable).
[CIRCULATION] Corrections to Item Usage report date
Version 3.10 - [BASIC] Revised the Preferences
screen for convenient "tabbing"; added Media Designators
and Keyword Ignore list editing. Added Remote Entry/Merge
Feature. Modified Catalog to display Media Designator info.
Blank titles can no longer be added. Improved the Repair
feature. Author Listing ignores items without Authors. Added
a Series Title listing. Corrections to Bookplate printing.
[CIRCULATION] Added the Item Usage Report. Reserves
handle matching-title media items. Listing drop-down menu
now crosses to the Circulation Reports screen. [NETWORK]
Created the limited network version.
Version 3.05 - [PCCC] Corrections to
ASCII import of Series Titles, Ignore List operation, Bookplate
printing. Added version info to Title Bar; NEW Holdings
Report; On Order displays in Catalog; minor Catalog Card
format change. [Circulation] Corrections to Patron
Label skip feature; Class/Family Overdue list.
Version 3.04 - [PCCC] Corrections to
ASCII import/export and Backup procedures. Resolved some
PCCCpro and CASSY import issues. [Circulation]
Version 3.03 - [PCCC] Accession Number
Listing prints a list count; corrections to the "filter"
function. Import/Export field set corrected. Improved Catalog
Card formatting. A progress bar is displayed when printing
filtered Listings. Added a file repair utility. [Circulation]
Corrections to Recheck rate assignment. Bar code ranges
in Reports no longer require exact digit count. Patron Label
printing can be limited to patrons with overdues and fines.
Corrections to Class/Family Reports resolve order problem.
Version 3.02 - [PCCC] Corrections to
the Listing "filter" and Series subtitle linking.
Catalog Detail screen Series subtitle display enhanced.
"Type-ahead" added to Series Title and subtitle
entry. [Circulation] Added formatting feature to
"Print Status" button, other enhancements. Corrections
to Reserve listing.
Version 3.01 - [PCCC] Minor repair to
Backup. Revisions to HELP and to License. [Circulation]
Corrections to Inventory and Reports. Improved handling
- Major Upgrade see What's NEW
in Version 3
Version 2.75 - [PCCC] Recall an existing
item's data during New Item entry. Improved MARC import.
Window sizing refined. "Splash" updates Library
of Congress MARC import instructions. [Circulation]
Fines of $0.00 no longer create a record.
Version 2.74 - [PCCC] Cosmetic tweaks.
Correction in the KEYWORD catalog search. [Circulation]
Corrected an "invalid data" error.
Version 2.73 - [PCCC] Added the FAQ "splash"
at startup. [Circulation] Resolves certain check
out data errors created by an earlier version.
Version 2.72 - [Circulation] Minor repair
to Check In/Out to correct missing Patron information in
Version 2.70 - [PCCC] New Mediagraphy
(multiple subject) listing; Listings can create editable
text files. Import multiple MARC files (more convenient
for obtaining LOC records); Repairs to label printing, catalog
detail; Set command line parameter to manage more than one
library. [Circulation] minor repairs.
Version 2.62 - [PCCC] Author and Subject
Authorities now have "type search" lookup feature; Refine
the item delete activity; [Circulation] ASCII export
for patron, fine and items checked out data; minor repairs.
Version 2.61 - [PCCC] Corrects a Spine/Pocket
label printing problem.
Version 2.60 - [PCCC] Adds optional user
password to isolate Catalogs from data altering features;
add fourth line to the printed spine labels; [Circulation]
Stats report for printing or on-screen display; display
counters during check out/in; "Check In Now" button added;
Version 2.51 - [PCCC] Integrated Circulation
module; Recall items in Item Entry - Alter; Catalog searches
can use keyboard; [Circulation] powerful Inventory feature;
Check In/Out counters; Recheck feature; buttons automatically
enable/disable to reduce ambiguity.
Version 2.05 - Catalog now shows the item's
detail when clicking on item, Lists to the printer working
Version 2.04 - Resolves problems: Catalog Cards
now print properly, Clearing cards/labels list actually
clears list now, Spine/Pocket labels won't overwrite Author
and Accession Number fields.
Version 2.03 - In New Items: added auto-increment
for Alpha-numeric Accession Numbers; Now saves "next" Accession
Number for Alpha-numeric Accession Numbers: Alter Items:
added a Recall Item button for quick access to another item;
Corrected Catalog string look up error
Version 2.02 - Corrected catalog card printing,
printer specification imporvements, "loading authority"
bar and Circulation interface improvements.
Version 2.01- Corrected CASSY and PCCC imports,
improved MARC import accuracy, Catalog button repaired.
Version 2.0 is a complete upgrade from version
1.xx. Instructions for the conversion are included in the
DEMO's README.TXT file.
Version 1.10d - Add ASCII export of data files.
Version 1.10b - Corrects PCCCpro import. Add
Label/Cards printer setup and alignment.
Version 1.10a - Includes an update to the database
engine. This will resolve the "Invalid file name" problem
on some systems.
Version 1.00c - Added CASSY Import, Corrections
to Subject Keywords.