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Old 05-10-2013, 02:07 PM   #565
jbaumann
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Device: Sony PRS-T1, Kobo Glo
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Hi KiwiDude,

thank you very much for your fast response. The new feature "Add series to xxx" works very well, and everything is nearly perfect. :-)

My current setup:

I have a column #to_read which, when set to 4 or 5 stars, should be copied to the reader. I created a second, hidden column #stars, that contains the strings "4 Stars" or "5 Stars" using the following expression ".{#to_read:switch(4,4 Stars,5,5 Stars,)}". This column is used for the generation of shelves/series/collections on the device (Kobo Glo). This way, if I mark something with 3 or 2 stars it won't fill up the device.

I created a list Stars, which is populated via a search "#to_read:">3". Works like a charm. I have a second list "Series", and I simply mark every book in "Stars" and do "add series to list"->"Series". Both lists are synced to the device, and voilá, I have all books I marked with 4 or 5 stars and the accompanying books of the same series on my device.

Point 1: The manual step to copy all the books in the different series. Would it be somehow possible to automate this? This would make the whole thing perfect.

Point 2: Is this setup the optimum?

Very important: This is no kind of criticism, on the contrary.

And even more important:

Cheers, Joachim
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