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Step 5

Configuring Your Browser For ITS.forWindows

Internet Explorer 4+

Setting up Internet Explorer 4+

  1. Do a search in ITS.MARC by trying a test for titles, using the word dog or another common term. Select a record from the results set, and click on MARC Download.

  2. A logon page will display. Using the User ID (Name) and Password supplied with your subscription to ITS.MARC, fill in the information as requested. Click Logon.

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  3. A "File Download" dialog box will display asking ask what you want to do with this file. If available, uncheck the box labeled Always ask before opening this type of file.

    Note: For some file types, the Always ask before opening this type of file check box is not available (grayed out). When this check box is not available, and contains a check mark, you will always be asked before opening this type of file.

    Tip: This dialog box behaves differently, depending upon your operating system and browser. In some cases, the Always ask before opening this type of file check box may be available on a later attempt to download. If so, uncheck the box to eliminate the box from future downloads.

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  4. Choose Open this file from its current location and click OK.

  5. An "Open With" dialog box will display asking ask what program you wish to use to open this type of file. Click on Other.

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  6. The "Select an appropriate viewer" dialog box will display. Select the IW directory and click Open.

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  7. Find the file name Catrecin (Catrec32 if using Windows 2000) or Catrecin.exe (Catrec32.exe) and select it. Click Open

    Note: Some applications will display files without their extensions (i.e., "exe" in this case).

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  8. The "Open With" dialog box will return. If available, check the box labeled Always use this program to open this file. Select Catrecin in the list and click OK.

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  9. If ITS.forWindows is currently running when you select MARC Download in ITS.MARC, an Internet Record Save Advice message box will display advising you that the MARC Record has been sent to ITS.

    Note: Make sure that you click OK to this message box EACH time it appears.

    The record will be open in a MARC Editor window, ready for you to edit and save. If you have opened multiple records, they will appear in cascading MARC Editor windows.

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  10. If ITS.forWindows is not currently running when you select MARC Download in ITS.MARC, a MARC Save Advice message box will display advising you that the record has been saved to the ITS queue (i.e. Internet queue).

    Note: Make sure that you click OK to this message box EACH time it appears.

    The next time you run ITS.forWindows, you can view the records by selecting Open Internet Queue from the File menu.

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Your Internet Explorer Browser is now prepared for future downloading of MARC records from ITS.MARC.

 

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