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Old 10-03-2012, 02:11 PM   #1
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Question Custom OnDevice Column

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Is there a way to create a Yes/No Custom Column based on the device id such as what is used in the Ignore Device column? I would like to create a column to identify books on a device based on the separate devices, ie my Paperwhite and Fire separately. Is something like this possible??
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:16 PM   #2
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As an alternative way of addressing this you might want to look at the Reading List plugin. It allows you to maintain device specific lists.
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:32 PM   #3
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I agree with itimpi - reading list will work well for this.

Another way that I use: create a text multiple column. Choose a value for each device. When you connect a device, search for onDevice:true and use bulk edit to add the tag to every book. Then search for onDevice:false and remove the tag from every book.

Reading list simplifies this a bit by letting you clear a list then add all selected book to the list.
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Thanks guys for the suggestions, I think I will go with the RL option, I already have a system in place for my PW, which is replacing my K4, and the Fire will not have a lot of books on it, so the RL will work for it.
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Hi:

Is there a way to create a Yes/No Custom Column based on the device id such as what is used in the Ignore Device column? I would like to create a column to identify books on a device based on the separate devices, ie my Paperwhite and Fire separately. Is something like this possible??
when you have the device conected: have a filter set (ondevice:true)
Mark all, metadate edit (in bulk mode): set a (custom column) tag: which device
To clear a tag: just use ondevice:false and use the Bulk metadata edit to 'remove tag'
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