[Koha] koha fees and handling centage
ohiocore at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 04:50:38 NZST 2009
The implementation for "targeted" payments was buggy and error-prone, at
best, mainly because there was no unique key on the accountlines table. It
resorted to an imprecise and slow subqueries try to generate the desired
effect, and it wouldn't scale. So for now you can only pay against your
This should be resolved either by the recent patches to make accountlines
editable, and more broadly, by Ryan's overhaul of fines.
LibLime - Open Source Library Solutions
2009/4/13 Nicole Engard <nicole.engard at liblime.com>
> :( Nope it doesn't work. I owed $14 on one item and I went to manual
> credit and put in 10 for a partial payment. It subtracted 10 from my
> total - but not from what I owe on that one item. Also instead of the
> barcode it shows the bib number on the account history - which I think
> I reported a bug about. See attached.
> Nicole C. Engard
> Open Source Evangelist, LibLime
> (888) Koha ILS (564-2457) ext. 714
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> On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 6:21 PM, Chris Cormack <chris at bigballofwax.co.nz>
> > 2009/4/12 Joe Tho <koha at joetho.com>:
> >> Hello,
> >> It is actually fairly common in tiny community libraries. And as
> >> conditions deteriorate, it will likely become more so.
> >> Imagine a patron has $20-50 in fines or replacement fees, and wants to
> >> out a book, and the library agrees to let them pay $5 a visit until it
> >> paid off. This is not something new, and various other ILS systems allow
> >> this. I would like to see this in the phantom Koha v3.2, whenever that
> >> appears.
> > I think you can already do this, at least you could in 1999 :) And it
> > was still there in version 2.2.5, you went to view account, then chose
> > create a manual credit. Then you entered the amount of the credit. It
> > could be any amount. As you say this a common requirement and
> > something HLT specified when they were working on creating Koha.
> > And having just checked Koha 3.0 you can still do this, you go to a
> > borrower, check the fines tab, then choose create manual credit.
> > If you enter a barcode it should take the credit off the charge
> > associated with that item.
> > Hope this helps
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