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Number box next to title?

Jan 31, 2022, 11:12 pm

Hi, What is the little box to the right of the title in the Edit book section?

Editado: Jan 31, 2022, 11:52 pm

Which character to start sorting from when you order your catalog alphabetically.

It allows the system to skip an article for example - so “The Book” gets sorted with the Bs and not with the Ts (5 will skip 4 characters; if the value is empty, it will sort with the Ts). It mostly works automatically for English - it gets set when you add the book (unless you edit a title after you add the book - the. You may need to adjust it) but for other languages where the articles are before a word, it is usually needed (die is an article in German (so you want to skip it) but the system cannot just skip all “die” because it is a normal word in English).

Fev 8, 2022, 12:21 am

>2 AnnieMod: Ah! Thank you, I will have to double check some books as I have in fact edited some titles.

Abr 23, 5:22 pm

When I select "sort from (start)" (no article at the beginning of the title), I've noticed that it never "sticks", if I close the book edit page and then open it again, the field is always empty.

Field empty = sort from start? (So there's no need for me to manually select it every time?)


Abr 23, 5:33 pm

>4 Moloch: Yes. Empty, 0 (when this could be set) and (start) do the same thing - start with the first character.

Abr 23, 5:33 pm

>4 Moloch: Yes, if nothing is chosen it sorts from start too, no need to select unless you need to change from some number assigned automatically

Abr 23, 5:50 pm