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Important Change to search results.

Custom view in the portal is no longer supported, you must setup a new template using one of our new templates for the portal search results.

Important Change to the API

As of 4.1.1 it is no longer possible to user userid=1 parameter with in your queries. Other userid values continue to be valid.

Please remember to clear your browser cache before using the system after the upgrade, see here for more information.


4.1.3 (31)

Release Date

March 2019

New Feature


Field groups for search results
LMS-230Record preview from search results
LMS-1381Social integration for record sharing (uses third party plug-in which must be enabled by helpdesk)
Portal search result grid re-design with new thumbnail and citation view
Portal META and Title tags can now be configured to improve SEO ratings
Email extraction from mailbox.
LMS-4859Creation of new Portal maintenance page in Admin (to gradually replace existing OPAC maintenance)
LMS-4876Search groups are now configured via the Admin interface.

Shelf Reference Generation based on Classification


LMS-2071Replaced Google powered by logo with google preview button
LMS-2313It is now possible to include book covers in search results (Google has a daily limit of cover requests)
LMS-2586Date fields can now be used as links to the record in search results.
LMS-2604Column width and order can now be altered in portal by dragging column heading. Changes are only for the current search.
LMS-3928Portal now ignores spacing between characters such as : when sorting
LMS-4613Cursor now starts in all fields search box once portal is opened.
LMS-4730Fields included in overdue items list in overdue emails can now be configured
LMS-4763Admin and portal now use same notification message style.
LMS-4765Improved efficiency of Soutron Task Service
LMS-4791Import now supports multiple URL's in XML with different URL descriptions.
LMS-4818Added CSS for active menu when using Horizontal menu macro on the portal.
LMS-4820Improved consistency for date selectors in portal and admin
LMS-4825Rich text pop-up in catalogue edit can now only be closed using the close button
LMS-4763Admin and portal now use same notification message style and admin now shows page loading notification.
LMS-4812User Anonymisation now includes options for imported users.
LMS-4850Auto record type sync for portal now sets Title with <h1> instead of <h3>
LMS-4863Import now supports date range in currently supported formats (dmy or y only)
LMS-4872Login macro is now more responsive to different screen sizes
LMS-4873Simple search macro is now more responsive, advanced search link and content type selection also improved

Bug Fixes


LMS-4510Incremental fields now display correctly in portal records
LMS-4688Fixed an error unlocking user accounts when user has a role
LMS-4693Cancelling a standard order that has paid Invoice/Credit notes now correctly shows the invoice button
LMS-4713Issue Records being returned incorrectly based on option in opac maintenance
LMS-4723Fixed a problem placing an order where expected payment date is not allowed
LMS-4725Issue records are now excluded from last record created date statistic
LMS-4726Fixed an error with boolean phrase searching in LMS
LMS-4727Incorrect Order Status for Virtual No Copies with no check-in 
LMS-4731Amendment tree now excludes issues not yet received
LMS-4744Cancelled PAYG issues and Encumbered budgets now update correctly
LMS-4748Fixed an issue saving Requester to a placed order
LMS-4750Thesaurus lookup (in portal) now excludes deleted terms
LMS-4751Available locations macro now correctly updates once a user logs in
LMS-4753Fixed timeout when using merge function in thesaurus where a lot of terms are used.
LMS-4764Suppliers with special characters no longer break filters on check-in and order page.
LMS-4781Fixed a problem saving new users when no new user notification template was setup
LMS-4796Cancelled issues are now not shown for records in the LMS
LMS-4799Fix for completed order status not updating correctly
LMS-4802Image protection task now inherits system from email address as the to email by default
LMS-4805Fixed an error when changing circa date range in system management
LMS-4806Requester details in portal request page no longer has mandatory address fields.
LMS-4811Fixed a problem which made imports fail if an attribute is first mapped field
LMS-4823Claim flags now set correctly when enabling claims for an order after its been placed.
LMS-4831Publish flag is now set correctly when publishing a child record that was unpublished before it was made a child
LMS-4846Loan period is now correctly set for auto created copies.
LMS-4860LMS search now returns records when comma is includes in search phrase