NOTIS/VOYAGER CATALOGING FUNCTION KEY  COMPARISON 02/07/02

 

Key

NOTIS Function

VOYAGER  Function

Escape key

N/A

Closes menus and many Voyager subwindows, e.g  fixed fields, valid values

F1

Page to next record

N/A

 

 <To go to next record on Voyager, Click on Headings or Titles icon, select grid line and press Enter>

F2

Page to previous record

Display/insert MARC tags, indicators, subfields

 

<To go to previous record, in Voyager; click on Headings or Titles icon to display results of last search>

F3

Return to Guide Screen

Insert variable field above

 

< No Guide Screen display in Voyager; click on Headings or Titles icon to display results of last search>

F4

Return to index display

Insert variable field below

 

<To return to index display on Voyager, click on Headings or Titles icon to display results of last search>

F5

Go to record holdings (from bib or item record)

N/A

 

<To go to MARC holdings in Voyager, from bib or item record, click Get Holdings icon>

F6

Go to bib record from holdings or item record

N/A

 

<From Voyager MFHD: Click Bib Tab and double click on title, or, click Hierarchy, select Bib, de-select MFHD, and click Retrieve

 

<From Voyager item record: Click Hierarchy icon, select bib, de-select item, click Retrieve (or: click Get Holdings, click bib title tab, double click title>

F9

N/A

Enter delimiter

F11

Return to top of bib rec

N/A

 

<use scroll on Voyager to go to the beginning of the bib record>

F12

Re-format the bib rec

N/A

 

<Voyager does not re-format variable fields in standard order>

Insert key

Turn on insert function

Insert key inserts new var field.

 

<Voyager keying is always set for Insert; cannot toggle between Insert and Type-over.>

Home

Place cursor at command line

N/A

 

<No command line in Voyager>

Page Up

Clear screen

N/A

 

<To “clear,” click x (close record); click yes>

Delete key

Delete character

Same

End or Shift-Tab

Back-Tab (some workstations re-set to standard Windows End-of-Field functionality)

Bib record: End key moves cursor to end of line in a cell, not to end of field

Bib record: Back-Tab moves cursor to 007 tab

 

MFHD: same as bib, except cursor moves to 008

 

Item: Back-Tab & End appear to have standard Windows functionality

Page down

Erase end of field

N/A

 

<ERASE CELL: right click, click Select all; press Delete key>

 

<ERASE FIELD: right click on margin & select Delete field>

Arrow keys

L/R/Forward/Back

Arrow keys work only within a cell, cannot use to move to another cell; use MOUSE or TAB to move to the next cell

Number pad keys

Common diacritics

N/A.  Tip: if Num Lock is off,  Home key (7) on number pad moves cursor to the far left of the cell

 

To enter common diacritics on Voyager:

Edit->Diacritic entry (graphic) or Edit->Diacritic mode ->Press key (turn off: Edit->Diacritic mode->uncheck)

Press Alt-char & key

Less common diacritics

N/A

To enter less common diacritics on Voayger,  see above.

Tab

Move cursor to next fixed field or next variable field

Moves cursor to next cell

Enter key

Save record to database

Enters a  space

 

<On Voyager, to save the record to the database, click Save to Database icon,  then click Continue>

Shift/Broken bar

Enter delimiter

Do not use in Voyager, will enter a broken bar NOT a valid delimiter

 

<On Voyager, use F9 for the delimiter alone,  or F2 & click appropriate subfield indicator>

Ctrl-Tab

N/A

Cycle  through windows within Voyager Cataloging module (similar to use of alt-tab to cycle thru open Windows program)

 

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