Tag: printing

Using LIBstick to print labels in Alma
There are three blogs on the topic of using LIBstick: How to install and use the Print in LIBstick app = Describes how to install, configure and use the Cloud App Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels = A very brief overview of how to set up the…

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Simplifying the loan list in the Borrowing Activity letters
With the May 2016 Alma release, the Borrowing Activity reports, overdue/lost items notifications, loan receipts, and return receipts have been restructured to group notices by library. We found this new feature not appropriate in our case: beside the sections "Overdue loans" and "Loans", there could be now one more section for each library where an…

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How to set up and use the Alma Print Daemon
See also the YouTube video on the Alma Print Daemon.The Alma Print Daemon allows the institution to automatically print to a defined a printer those letters which have been sent to the Printouts Queue.While this blog will focus on the Print Daemon, it is highly recommended to first be familiar with the setup and functionality…

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Print Daemon
Sometime ago our hold slip printer started printing more than what is should be. It included email headers and footers that are not supposed to be included on the print outs. We then realised that Thunderbird released an update and the plugin we used at that time for printing hold slips, is not compatible with…

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Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels
There are three blogs on the topic of using LIBstick: How to install and use the Print in LIBstick app = Describes how to install, configure and use the Cloud App Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labels = A very brief overview of how to set up the…

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Bookmarklet to print Alma loans receipts
Learning from the experience made by developing the browser extensions to print Alma loans receipts (https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/blog/browser-extensions-to-print-alma-loans-receipts/) I found a better and simpler way to achieve the same thing. Now I use bookmarklets (bookmarks containing JavaScript code) that you can put in your browser bookmarks toolbar: when you display loans on the Alma fulfillment Patron services…

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Browser extensions to print Alma loans receipts
NOTE: Printing via emails is the no longer required. The recommended way to handle printing is to use the online printing functionality instead. For more details see the online help Alma's email-based printing system is from the first impact rather complicated to implement, configure and maintain and usually disliked by the IT departments, so I wondered…

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SpineOMatic: call number display settings
SpineOMatic includes a number of settings that let you decide where the breaks in the call number display. The following screens show how to access the call number display settings for the spine label:

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Setting up SpineOMatic to work with a Zebra printer
Following are screenshots describing how to set up the generic/text only printer driver (on a PC) if your Zebra printer already has font files:

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Alma letters XML samples for working on XSL customization
  Update (March 2021)- Alma letters configuration now includes an easy way to get XML samples from within Alma. For more information please refer to the OLH. Hence, this blog will no longer be updated. Sample XML files for Alma's letters can be used to test changes to the XSL files. For your convenience, we…

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