[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] 3.3.3 staff client receipt printing & defaults

Benjamin Kalish bkalish at forbeslibrary.org
Wed Sep 11 16:14:17 EDT 2019

This sounds amazing, but how does one find the settings related to a print
template (all of ours are workstation settings now) so that one can make
them a user setting or an org setting instead?

Benjamin Kalish
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On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 11:57 AM Josh Stompro <stomproj at gsuite.larl.org>

> Morgan, thank you for this info.  I totally missed the connection to print
> templates when I read that message the first time around, and I don't think
> I'm the only one.  When Bill posted his message about the server side
> processed print templates in April 2019
> <http://libmail.georgialibraries.org/pipermail/open-ils-dev/2019-April/010709.html>,
> I commented (along with a few other people) that it would be great to have
> a way to centrally manage print templates, not realizing that had been
> added 8 months earlier.
> I started a bug report with notes on documenting this behavior in the
> print templates section.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1843454
> Josh
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 3:26 PM Morgan, Michele <mmorgan at noblenet.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi Josh,
>> Since moving to 3.2 where workstation settings were moved to the server,
>> we've been making use of org unit settings to set default print templates.
>> Any workstation setting can be turned into an org unit setting as Bill
>> Erickson described here:
>> https://markmail.org/message/hfaogumstphagscy
>> We have set a number of default print templates at the consortium org
>> unit level as consortium defaults, and upon request of a library, have
>> copied print templates configured on a given workstation into org unit
>> settings for that library so they don't need to be set on each workstation.
>> We've left the workstation setting types so that individual workstations
>> can override the org unit settings when necessary.
>> This has been pretty successful, eliminating the need for library staff
>> to move them from workstation to workstation on a flash drive.
>> We've done this for many column settings as well.
>> Hope this is helpful.
>> Michele
>> --
>> Michele M. Morgan, Technical Support Analyst
>> North of Boston Library Exchange, Danvers Massachusetts
>> mmorgan at noblenet.org
>> On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 2:25 PM Josh Stompro <stomproj at gsuite.larl.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Hello, I just want to make sure I have this correct while planning our
>>> upgrade to 3.3
>>> If I want to set global printer templates in the staff client in 3.3.3 I
>>> can modify the templates at
>>> /openils/var/templates/staff/share/print_templates/
>>> or if I have alternate TT2 template locations
>>> (/openils/var/templates_shared/) I can update them there.
>>> If I need to set per location defaults for the print templates, I'll
>>> need to enter data per workstation into actor.workstation_setting.
>>> In 3.4 there will be an admin gui for updating the print templates per
>>> org unit and locale.
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1825851
>>> Thanks
>>> --
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> --
> Josh Stompro - IT Director
> Lake Agassiz Regional Library
> Desk: 218-233-3757 Ext 139
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