Tag: printing

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
This "Quick Guide" is a supplement to the more extensive Using LIBstick to print labels in Alma.  You can use this "Quick Guide" to set up and print labels after the administrator has defined you to be a user of type designer.1. Log into LIBstick2. Do settings > media    A. If your desired icon is…

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Using LIBstick to print labels in Alma
See also: Quick guide to using LIBstick to set up a label template and print labelsIntroductory noteThe information below is introductory in nature and not a replacement for reading the full LIBstick User Guide.Steps 1-8 below is the initial setup (relevant only for administrator setting up account)Steps 9-14 focus on using the LIBstick to print…

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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
Sample XML files of Alma letters are used by institutions in order to decide about required xsl customization. Such samples can be created using the "Xml to Letter Admin" option in Alma (refer to Alma's OLH for more details).   For your convenience all XML files are listed below, and available here in one ZIP…

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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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