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Old 01-23-2013, 03:05 PM   #261
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Originally Posted by vlad59 View Post
Following CreaB (nicinuse) pull request about custom columns, I have made several commits on Github to add them in a hopefully clean/reusable way.

As I never used them, I have a question : what do you use them for ?

CreaB used one custom column to add a genre and you ?

Thanks in advance. It will help to better test the code before releasing it.
I've used custom columns for the "page count" before. This is a little bit of extra information that I would like to include under the book details.

Originally Posted by vlad59 View Post
If I understand you correctly then most custom columns are meant to be just added in the book detail. There's little interest to add other filter by custom columns (like author, serie, tag).
Another way I could use a custom column would be for the "type" of ebook. For example I would have: comic, book, magazine, journal and newspaper. This is a similar use as having a "genre", but could be used in conjunction. My comics often have the same genre as some of my books, but I want them to be listed separate.

I'd say I have a moderate level of interest in having this feature.
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