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    Customizing Event Sounds in Circulation Module

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 16.02

    Description:
    We would like to customize the event sounds in Circulation Module. For example, I want to be able to change the sound when an "Item is on Hold" event occurs.

    Resolution:
    Below is a general explanation. Try “OnHold”, for example,
    [ErrorAction]
    OnHold=Y,S,Asterisk
    OnHoldReturn=Y,S,Asterisk

    General Explanation:
    Activate audio warnings via the CIRC/TAB/circ.ini file, section [ErrorAction]:
    [1] Check that the sound you choose is defined in Windows to produce an audio signal
    [a] open (in WinXP Home) Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Sounds and Audio Devices -> Sounds. For example, for the 'asterisk' try chimes.wav.
    [b] verify that you can hear sounds on your PC.
    [2] In circ.ini, section [ErrorAction], define if you are using a default Sound (“S”) or using a wav file (“F”). Add 'Y,[S/F],' next to the preferred action, together with the sound/file you prefer. The format is “<WarningName>=<sound-choice>”
    [a] “N” for no sound
    [b] “Y, S, soundname” for a default Windows sound. Some default Windows XP sound names are: question, exclamation, ok, hand, beep, and asterisk.
    [c] “Y, F, filename” for a downloaded or locally created sound. Whatever the source, the sound file should be placed in the ALEPHCOM/SOUND directory (you may need to create this directory on your computer). **Note: you need to do this only if you want a sound which has no Windows soundname; otherwise do [b] (above).**
    [3] Restart the CIRC client.

    These are the options available:
    NoUser=N
    NoBorrower= Y,S,Asterisk
    LoanError=Y,S,Beep
    ReturnError=Y,F,ringout.wav
    UserError=N
    ItemError=N
    ClaimReturn=N
    LostReturn=N
    LoanDenied=N
    ReturnDenied=N
    ItemTransfer=N
    ItemRequested=N
    LoanSuccess=N
    ReturnSuccess=N
    OnHold=N
    OnHoldReturn=N
    UserVerification=N
    RemoteReturn=N
    ReturnIllLend=N

    See SKB-8192-8536 for explanations of specific actions.

    [faq]

    Additional Information

    faq


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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