Current News

  • Building a better MarcEdit for Mac users April 12, 2015
    This all started with a conversation over twitter (https://twitter.com/_whitni/status/583603374320410626) about a week ago.  A discussion about why the current version of MarcEdit is so fragile when being run on a Mac.  The short answer has been that MarcEdit utilizes a cross platform toolset when building the UI which works well on Linux and Windows systems […]
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  • MarcEdit 101 Webinar Series April 1, 2015
    The MarcEdit 101 Webinar Series were created over the course of multiple months for the CARLI (http://www.carli.illinois.edu/) consortium in Spring 2015.  In late March 2015, CARLI reached out to me and requested that these webinars be made available to the larger MarcEdit community, so if you find these webinars useful, please reach out and thank […]
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  • MarcEdit 6.0 Update March 18, 2015
    List of changes below: ** Bug Fix: Delimited Text Translator: Constant data, when used on a field that doesn’t exist, is not applied.  This has been corrected.** Bug Fix: Swap Field Function: Swapping control field data (fields below 010) using position + length syntax (example 35:3 to take 3 bytes, starting at position 35) not […]
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  • Conditional Regular Expression Replacements using substitutions in MarcEdit March 11, 2015
    A question that comes up occasionally is the need to be able to conditionally add or replace a set of character data within a MARC Field.  For example, consider this use case: I’d like to add a period to the end of a field (like say, the 650 field), but only under the following conditions: […]
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  • MarcEdit 6 Update February 24, 2015
    A new version of MarcEdit has been made available.  The update includes the following changes: Bug Fix: Export Tab Delimited Records: When working with control data, if a position is requested that doesn’t exist, the process crashes.  This behavior has been changed so that a missing position results in a blank delimited field (as is […]
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