Release Date: 7 June 2004



  • A new Shortcut facility is available that allows user to configure a grid of prompts and values to appear on the left side of a module. Double clicking on a cell adjusts the display or query tabs to show the appropriate field.


  • Two new Bibliography record types have been added. Support for Web Sites and for Electronic citations (URL's) is now available. An Electronic citation may link to a Web Site.
  • The Merge Query facility has been extended to allow record set to be merged (OR), intersected (AND) and subtracted (NOT).


  • Support for MPEG movies has been added to the Multimedia Repository.
  • The Crystal Reports version 8 viewer (as well as the version 9 viewer) is now distributed with KE EMu. The version 8 viewer allows reports to be saved in Microsoft Word format without text boxes being created.

Issues Resolved

  • Clients who use a sub-classed version of sites (NMNH, NHM and NYBG) may experience problems when generating reports or performing a global replace while viewing the Lat/Long tab. The command now function correctly.
  • Performing a global replace on the Longitude field of a sub-classed version of sites (NMNH, NHM and NYBG) may result in an incorrect direction being set. The correct direction is now set.
  • Corrupted images stored in the Multimedia Repository may result in an error when viewed. Where possible invalid images are now ignored and a broken image icon is shown.
  • Under some circumstances the thumbnail for a non-image based document (eg. Microsoft Word) may not be displayed correctly. The correct icon is now displayed.
  • Turning on a checkbox on a query tab may result in other related checkboxes being turned off. The related checkboxes are now left checked
  • Entering an invalid query term may result in an error message indicating a window could not receive focus. The problem has now been corrected.
  • Various catalogues may receive in an error indicating a column is not found when merging records or showing all attachments. The error has been corrected.
  • Date, time, latitude and longitude fields may not be displayed with the correct format when viewed in audit trails. The correct format is now displayed.
  • An Events tab has been added to the Bibliography module to allow all Events that have been cited to be viewed.

Upgrade Notes

The upgrade from EMu Version 3.0.04 to EMu 3.0.05 involves a number of steps.
Please follow the instructions below carefully.
You cannot skip any steps under any circumstances.
Before proceeding with the update please ensure that a complete backup of the KE EMu server exists and is restorable.

  1. Install Texpress 8.0.025.
  2. Install TexAPI 3.1.005.
  3. Login as emu.
  4. The following steps need to be repeated for each client installed on the EMu server.
    Please ensure no-one is using the system while the upgrade is underway.
  5. Enter client client
  6. Enter upgrade-3-0-05
  7. Go back to instruction 3 to commence upgrading the next client, until all clients are complete.
  8. EMu Version 3.0 Release 5 is now ready for use.