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    Changing URL characters in "Global Changes (manage-21)"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    Using the service "Global Changes (manage-21)" an error message appears when trying to change text in an URL because some characters are not allowed to change.

    Error message:
    The following characters can not be used ?{'`^>,

    Procedure:
    Unfortunately it's not possible to use some specific characters in the "Global Changes (manage-21)" menu. However it's possible to change text including such characters by adding the Unicode decimal character combination instead. For the according characters these are

    ? \%3F
    { \%7B
    ' \%27
    ` \%60
    ^ \%5E
    > \%3E
    , \%2C
    So it's possible to change e.g.
    http://Test-Ex-Libris\%3FURL
    ... to ...
    http://Test-Ex-Libris\%3FTEST

    Category: Cataloging (500) - ALEPH

    Subject: Services - ALEPH


    • Article last edited: 12/6/2013
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