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Old 09-16-2010, 06:33 PM   #1
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Hi kovidgoyal,

Small suggestion for Calibre. In the SERIES field, would it be possible to allow letters after the number in the [brackets].

For example let's say that I have the following trilogy:

The Farseer Trilogy [1]
The Farseer Trilogy [2]
The Farseer Trilogy [3]

...and I want to add a Short Story that was written (or occurs in reading order) between volumes 1 and 2, ideally, it would be as:

The Farseer Trilogy [1]
The Farseer Trilogy [1a]
The Farseer Trilogy [2]
The Farseer Trilogy [3]

I use Collectorz "Book Collector" and use that feature all the time. It happens a lot, especially for long-running series.

I could simply shift all the numbers down, but that would screw up the numbering of the actual books.

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Old 09-16-2010, 06:34 PM   #2
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You can use floating point numbers

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Old 09-16-2010, 06:40 PM   #3
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Great...i had not thought of that...duh!! Great product BTW...sent in my donation.
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Old 09-16-2010, 06:40 PM   #4
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You can use floating point numbers

so

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1.1
1.2
2
I did that with the "inbetween" novels of Evanovich series...works great!
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Old 09-16-2010, 10:39 PM   #5
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Yep, I was glad when that feature was added, since it seems like a number of authors I read have "in-between" novellas...
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