For some libraries (e.g. that have items that are sent out from a couple of central locations, or where relevant things might be at another, still accessible, location) it is useful to be able to browse the entire collection in the shelf browser, not just looking at those physically nearby.
The implementation of this will probably also allow Bug 4367 to be closed, it makes sense to do them both at the same time.
What is the implementation of this? Will it still look at location if it's there? Is there a system preference? I know that we just recently got it looking at both call number and shelving location and I'd hate to lose that functionality.
My thinking (suggested by jcamins) is that we'll have three sysprefs: Use homebranch (default: yes), use location (yes), use ccode (no). This will keep the current behaviour by default, but allow it to be changed fairly granularly.
Sounds perfect :)
Created attachment 2993 [details] [review]
Bug 5551 - allow shelf browser filters to be changed
This adds three system preferences: ShelfBrowserUsesLocation,
ShelfBrowserUsesHomeBranch, and ShelfBrowserUsesCcode. These can be
toggled to determine whether the shelf browser will ensure that the
items being show will match against location, homebranch, or collection
Note that this also involves a bit of a refactor to clean up the shelf
Created attachment 3014 [details] [review]
I have rebased to apply to current head, and signed off on this patch.
Pushed, please test
This bug is mentioned in:
Bug 5551 - allow shelf browser filters to be changed http://lists.koha-community.org/pipermail/koha-patches/2011-January/013602.html
Bug 5551 - allow shelf browser filters to be changed http://lists.koha-community.org/pipermail/koha-patches/2011-January/013688.html
*** Bug 4367 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***