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Handy Library Manager  for Windows

Help, how to topics > Library items > Library main catalog.


You are in Item View mode when Display Each Copy is Off.

  1. The Library window opens with the complete list of all items (1).
  2. There is always one item selected in the table (2). The item's details are displayed in the View panel (2).
  3. An item's copies are listed in the Copies panel (3). Each item has at least one copy.
  4. Navigation buttons allow you to move from item to item (4).
  5. The Number indicator tells you what item is selected out of the total number of displayed items (5).
  6. Click the Search tab to execute simple search (6).
  7. Click the Advanced Search tab to execute advanced search or define a View (7).

You are in Copies View mode when Display Each Copy is On.

  1. To list all copies click the Display Each Copy (1) check box.
    NOTE: In the Display Each Copy mode you have access to copy data fields on the grid, reports and labels that use copy data fields (CALL, BARCODE, ...), copy search.
  2. Navigation buttons allow you to move from copy to copy (2).
  3. The Number indicator tells you what copy is selected out of the total number of displayed copies (3).
  4. Click the Search tab to execute simple search (some copy fields are included in the Field to Search box, Date Added search is activated).
  5. Click the Advanced Search tab to execute advanced search.

Items View Mode

Copies View Mode


Items View, Search:

Field to Search: allows you to select only some fields from the item data.

Copies View, Search:

Field to Search: allows you to select fields from the item data as well as some fields from the copy data (CALL, BARCODE).


Items View, Advanced Search:

Field: allows you to access all data fields from the item data.

Copyies View, Advanced Search:

Field: allows you to access all data fields from the item data as well as the copy data.


Items View, print Reports:

You can define new reports with data fields from the item data. The report box lists all predefined reports that were created in the Items View mode.

Copies View, print Reports:

You can define new reports with data fields from the item and copy data. The report box lists all predefined reports that were created in the Copies View mode.


Items View, print Labels:

You can define new label reports with data fields from the item data. The Labels box lists all predefined reports that were created in the Items View mode.

Copies View, print Labels:

You can define new label reports with data fields from the item and copy data. The Labels box lists all predefined reports that were created in the Copies View mode. For example all predefined barcode and spine labels use BARCODE or CALL data fields from the copy data. They are accessible in the copies view mode.


Items View, the grid:

Insert and display any data field from the item data.

Copies View, the grid:

Insert and display any data field from the item and copy data.

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