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Old 03-22-2013, 12:26 PM   #1
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Find books in one library not in another?

I have 2 libraries for Calibre. My current one and a very old one.

I know in the old one there are several books in the old one not in the current one.

Is there a way to compare the 2 libraries and mark the books in the old library that aren't present in the current one so that I can import them into the current one and delete the old one?

I suspect this may be plug-in territory but I haven't found one that does this.

Any hints / suggestions most welcome.
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The Find Duplicates plug in can do that for you - go to your old library and use the Find library duplicates Option in its drop down, and select your current library

enter how to compare for author & title options

Press OK, and it will show a list of duplicates,

change the search to "not marked:library_duplicate" and there you have it.

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+BetterRed thanks for that I will give it a go.
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Thanks that works fine and I have found the books that are not present how do I move / copy them to my new library?

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Select and right click the books you want to copy, and in the menu select Copy to library.
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Doh Thanks I'll try that
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