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Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.6, April, 2018

Update Activation For Displayed Reservations: There is a new function in Manage Reservations and Edit/View Reservations called Update Activation For Displayed Reservations that updates all displayed reservations;

Improved Reservation tabs: In the Check In/Out window, there are 2 new functions (Delete and Print) on the Reservation-Item and Reservation-Borrower tabs;

Improved Reservation Warning: Reserved item is automatically selected when the item is checked out by a borrower who reserved it.

All reservations are automatically deleted for moved/deleted item(s) or borrower(s).

Improved RESERVEDON, RESERVEDUNTIL, AVAILABLEFROM dates management.

Improved Circulation Window sounds: New sound is added (process.wav). The sound is generated after the circulation transactions is processed (check in or check out).

Moving loan transaction to Old loans is improved. The procedure is fast and error with Windows date format is fixed.

New Help Topics: Library Reservations, Library Sounds.

Errors fixed: Search/Show queries in the Manage Reservation are fixed; Script mapping file is corrected.


Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.5, April, 2018

Custom Views Improved: Improved interface, improved management of custom view templates, new views provided on the web. custom views.

Statistics Improved: Improved interface, improved management of custom statistic templates, new views provided on the web.

Library Backup: Better handling of manual and automated backups. backup library database.

Loan Options: Circulation rules allow to set fixed due date. library circulation rules.

New Label Types: New label types are included in the package. library labels.

Lost, Damaged, Not-Used Items: Improved handling of lost, damaged, not-used items. Improved handling of deleted records (library items, patrons).

Kits, Baskets: Kits, baskets: management of kits and kit items is simplified. library kits, baskets.

New Help Topics: Over 50 new library help tutorials are added to the library how-to section. library tutorials.

Movie Library: New ready to use Library Video-Movie template is ready for downloading. customize library, movie library template.

Old Loans: Improved handling of Old Loans (TITLE and patron NAME are included in the table).

Check In/Out: Improved handling of keyboard TABs in Check In/Out window.

Errors Fixed: Create new library, click Cancel, display error corrected; Add/Edit Library Item, data entry into INVENTORY field, error fixed; Duplicate Copy command, display of the duplicated copy in the table of content corrected; Combo boxes do not create duplicate items with different cases; Item/Patron selection improved; Advanced Search, Not Empty and Is Empty search options corrected;


Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.4, August, 2017

New Custom Views: The Custom View function helps you to customize the way you display, analyze, and process your library data. Custom Views

Improved Statistics: New Save feature lets advanced users add new statistics.

New Check In/Out feature: There is a new option for the Item/Borrower Name Lookup drop down boxes in Check I/O window. Small libraries that don't use barcode scanners will have easy access to item and borrower selection. check in, check out / lookup dropdowns

New Simple Mode feature for Check In/Out module: Simple Mode option let's you disable override features for the Loan application. check in, check out / simple mode

Improved Label Printing: The barcodes on labels can now be centered or right-justified correctly. Data fields could be listed in the label footer or header section. review library catalog card sample. New Label templates: review Avery durable label templates.

Custom Reports and Labels: Custom Reports and Labels are accessible from the library administrator window.

Bug fixes: Wait Time calculation and display in Reservations corrected; Export of COPY data fields to text file corrected; special characters in footer/header did not save in the template - corrected; inch to cm change/scale in print preview corrected; error with limits in loan rules corrected.


Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.3, April, 2017

New Search/Replace: New search/replace feature supports the following replace modes: entire field contents, substring only, auto-increment, auto-decrement, insert in front, append to end, remove file path, field with another field, 1st letter to upper case, all letters to upper case, all letters to lower case. searching, replacing

New Default Sort: New default sort lets you define the multiple-level sort by any field. The default order is applied to the data every time you open the table. setting order to library data

New Quick Sort: Define one-level or multiple-level sort for processing or viewing of you data. Quick sort commands are accessed from the grid's popup menu. quick sort

Customize The Grid: Choose data fields and order of columns displayed on the grid.

New Web Search Script for British Library: Search British Library catalogue, then use SYS number to automatically import the item's data.

Improved Reports: Reports support multi-level sort, grouped reports support order within groups.

Application Windows: Customize the size and position of the application windows.

Improved Combo Boxes: Size of boxes and display order improve data field selection. This change lets you speed up advanced search definition, report layout definition, and search/replace definition in the Library main catalogue.

Improved Search (OPAC): Library stand alone Search sorts results by the "Search By" field.

Bug fixes: VALUE data field in reports corrected; IDNO_1 data field in reports corrected; and more.

Many new help topics: library Unicode support, library guide


Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.2, January, 2017

Improved Replace feature; supports copy data fields.

New ALL SUBJECTS search for library main catalogue.

Improved Print Labels and Print Reports feature.

Improved automatic Upgrade feature. (for users of 2.0 or up)

Improved import from MARC files (text form).

Print Labels / Space - New Line option; bug fixed.

Selection of data fields on the Main Library Grid; bug fixed.

Default Reservation Period in Check In/Out; bug fixed.

Default Reservation Period in Check In/Out; bug fixed.

Many new help topics: free import service, how to import library data , dropdown lists


Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.1, December, 2016

New help articles.

Improved Replace feature.

Bug fixes.


Handy Library Manager for Windows, Version 2.0, November, 2016

New Browser/Web Search

New KIT Management features:

New Cloud Version. How cloud version is working?

Reports and Labels in the main window now display NEW REPORTS, NEW LABELS what allows the users to design new reports and labels directly from the main window.

Replace feature in many database windows.

Bug fixes.



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