[Tellico-users] Tellico 2.0pre2 Released
robby at periapsis.org
Sun Sep 6 20:07:43 UTC 2009
On Sunday 06 September 2009, Alex Lancaster wrote:
> 1. I recently got my CueCat barcode scanner (which was gathering dust
> in a closet) working for scanning for the ISBN. It's a
> non-"defanged" one, meaning that it needs the parsing code to get
> the ISBN number. This works well when using the entry box and
> searching against Amazon or LOC. But when I attempt to use the
> CueCat in the "multiple ISBN" dialog tellico doesn't apparently
> decode the the CueCat output into an ISBN, it actually causes the
> multiple entry dialog to either disappear or fill with garbage.
Yeah, I should probably figure out how to get the validator to work there,
> 2. When I choose a title in the list and right-click to update from a
> source, say, Amazon, the information in the lower pane doesn't
> update immediately
Ah, thanks, I'll work on that.
> 1. I notice that fields never appear to auto-complete. For example, I
> added a new field "Purchase Location" for bookstore or city in
> which I purchase a book. [...] Does this feature exist for some
> fields, has it ever been considered for tellico?
You have to turn on "Allow grouping.." for the field to have auto-
completion. Open up the field dialog to edit that.
> 2. The "Purchase Date" field appears to be free-form text, it doesn't
> attempt to validate the date in any way, is there anyway to enable
> this, does it need to be implemented?
There's no validation, but you can change it to a full Date field rather
than a free text field.
> Thanks for the very nice piece of software.
Sure, thanks for the email.
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