[Koha] Use of indicators in field 245

Philippe Blouin philippe.blouin at inlibro.com
Thu Sep 19 00:35:40 NZST 2019

I'd need to check the index file, but normally ind2's use is to skip the 
first X characters when ordering.  Ex to skip "The" at the beginning of 
a title.

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On 2019-09-18 3:06 a.m., Giacomo Visini wrote:
> Hi fellow Koha users,
> Just a quick question. Can someone shed a light on the use of the indicators in field 245? Since our conversion to Koha we stopped using them, but data from previous systems has these indicators filled in. Upon inspection, in most cases the given value is even wrong somehow (0's are 1's etc.). But it doesn't seem to affect indexation.
> So my question is, is there no need to fill in the indicators of field 245? Do you guys use them? For what purpose?
> For the sake of exhaustivity: we are currently using version
> Thanks in advance for any replies.
> Kind regards,
> Giacomo Visini I Bibliotheekmedewerker
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