Current Student Maintenance - Objects tab

Use the Objects tab to:

  • maintain existing loans
  • create new loans
  • maintain bookings for planned lending of objects
  • create new bookings.

The Objects tab is comprised of two sub-tabs:


 Opening the Loans sub-tab

To open the Loans sub-tab of the Objects tab:

  1. Select Module > Students > Current Student Maintenance from the main menu.
    The Set Current Student Search Criteria window is displayed.
    Tip: You can also access the current student functions by clicking .
  2. Search for the student. See Searching for existing students in the Current students manual.
  3. Click the Objects tab.
    The Loans sub-tab of the Objects tab of Current Student Maintenance is displayed.

Current Student Maintenance - Objects tab - Loans sub-tab key fields and buttons



Include Past Loans

Select to display past loans, in addition to the current loans, for the community member. A current loan becomes a past loan once the object is returned by the community member. Clear to display only the current loans for the community member.

Grid area fields




Date that the loan started.


Description of the object on loan.

Return Due

Date that the object is due to be returned.


Date the object was returned, if applicable.

Returned To

Person who processed the return, if applicable.

Loan Seq

Number generated when the object is loaned.

Obj No

Unique identifier of the object.


Barcode of the object.

Issued By

Person who issued the object to the community member.

Booking Seq

Number generated for bookings. For example, can be used for searching for existing bookings.

Issued ID

Synergetic ID of the person who issued the object.

Return ID

Synergetic ID of the person who processed the return, if applicable.




Launch into Object Maintenance for the selected object that is on loan. See Maintaining objects in the Objects manual.

Add a new ad hoc loan using the Ad Hoc Loan window. See Ad Hoc Loan window in the Objects manual.

Edit the booking for the selected loan. See Object Booking - Object Bookings tab in the Objects manual.

To return an object from the community member:

  1. Click .
    The Verify Loan Return Details window is displayed.
  2. Click .

    For the usual method of returning objects, see Returning loans in the Objects manual.

User Forms area fields and buttons
Grid area fields




Description of the user form.


User form code.


Number of records displayed.




Launch the highlighted user-defined form.