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8.4a  released
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8.3B(612) --->
+ SpineLabels : Added Sort options

8.3B(611)
+ Circulation : Improved handling of Container Loans/Returns
+ Circulation : Updated details of "Patron - Print" printout
+ WebSearch : Added ability to select which field to search
# WebSearch : defaulting to "Anywhere" rather than "Start of Word"

8.3B(610)
+ Circulation : Loans : On select Patron, "oldest" loans shown. After a loan, most recent loan shown
# Resources : Not auto-marking new resources as per option setting
# Resources : Changed to ensure all global settings that refer to paths are valid locally
# Circulation : Not allowing enter key to acknowledge popups as per option setting
# WebSearch : Search Field and Sort Order reverting to defaults after a search
# WebSearch : [Clear] not clearing

8.3B(609) --->
++ All : Updated Installer and System to be Windows 8 compliant
+ MARCimport : Improved handling of '600' fields
# Circulation : Returns : RightClick-CopyBarcode was not obtaining the barcode field value
+ Resources : Improved printing to "single label" printers (ie Zebra TLP 2844)
+ Patrons : Improved photo handling
# Patrons : Ensured that patrons who had had a loan marked as Missing could still be removed
+ Circulation : Updated handling of WorkRoom library (added options under Returns/right-click popup)

8.3B(608) --->
+ Circulation : Added ExcessiveCircOverdue colour alert (overdue = yellow + overdue>14days = red)
+ Resources : Single SpineLabel printing - moved gap spacing to end of label (not at start)
+ Resources : Improved "Stocktake Analysis"
+ Resources : Added ability to adjust the "Stocktake Start Date"
# MARCimport : Was not following "Strip Punctuation" option
+ MARCimport : Added option to open other than .DAT files (allows MARC files from other sources)

8.3B(606) --->
+ Circulation : various options have been extended and improved
+ WebSearch : added ability to restrict by collection and to modify the results sort order
# All : Changed core system settings so that they are more frequently updated on clients
# Circulation : "Stocktake Start Date" setting controls were hidden
+ Server : Updated server startup sequencing to improve responsiveness during startup


8.3A(605) --->
# Server : On some systems, resources being incorrectly reported as "LOST'

8.3A(604) --->
# Circulation : When entering a patron by name, [enter] did not select the first listed patron
# Server : Drop-Down lists not always updating in a timely manner
+ Patron : Manual add/edit/delete & photo handing updated
# Circulation : Patron Status Report did not display multiple pages
+ Patrons : New Action - Print Library Cards - No Group


8.3A(603) --->
+ Resources : Improved subject lookups
+ Resources : By not clearing the record, can now retrospectively update a record via "SCIS" Button
# Circulation : Vertical splitter not remembering its position
# Server : During server startup, the groups $NONE and $UNMATCHED were not being identified
correctly and therefore were being autoadded (ie duplicated)
+ Backup : Circulation module now downloads server based backup files automatically
to ensure a copy is held off the server
# Search : When searching "Remote" servers, the Library names were not coming up correctly
# WebSearch : space after "title" missing & not displaying all "detail" fields
# Circulation : Loans : patron "photo" not showing
# Circualtion : Loans : patron "comment" not showing

8.3A(602) --->
+ Resources : SCIS image download streamlined
+ Patrons : Patron photo handling updated

8.3A(601) --->
+ all : added new system library - "Work Room"
+ all : updated See&SeeAlso handling - faster server startup and faster lookups

8.3A(600)
+ WebSvr : completely rewritten web engine - now HTML5/CSS3 compliant
+ Circulation : restructured to improve performance
new features - patron & resource History
+ Reports : new report - Circulation : One Patron : Current Loans (with Price)
+ SMTP email : Log now reset after sending the daily log to the librarian
+ Circulation : Patron name lookup - GROUP searching is now literal NOT "start of word"

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