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Old 05-04-2014, 01:06 AM   #1
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Tag Browser is not sorting at all

I have copied and pasted my discussion from the calibre facebook page. I also uploaded the 2 pics I had uploaded there. I would appreciate any help
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I am having an issue with Calibre. I have installed and uninstalled several versions of calibre with the same problem occurring. I realize this is most likely something to do my my computer, but I don't know how to solve it.
What is happening is: the most left hand column...underneath where is says tag browser....Nothing is sorting at all. The word "Author" is there, but when I expand that out...all I get are sub categories that look like this. "279-26 [100]". When I install the most recent version on my laptop I don't have this issue.
On my big PC....I have never had an issue until recently. I have tried everything that I can think of. I uninstalled the program (several times)...I have deleted all references in the registry and reinstalled...and still have the same issue. I have included a jpg picture to show what is happening. Please help....I am out of ideas.


Calibre Click the alter tag browser button at the bottom of the tag browser and
change sort by back to name from number of books.
April 29 at 4:10am · Like

Renny Murray I did and that made no difference. Just so you know, I have checked the programs installed in the last year and none would have caused this problem. In fact I have installed very little at all. Any other ideas? I appreciate you answering back because I am at a total loss.
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Renny Murray OK...wait a minute. I tried that again and now I am getting better. However, Things aren't right yet. When I click on the sub directories...they aren't sorting, meaning if I click on "Cera-Cook" nothing happening in the large window. I will upload a pic so you can see that. in fact things are better. Solve the non-sorting issue...and I will love you forever!!!!
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April 29 at 1:19pm · Like

Calibre You probably have the search setting on highlight. Go to preferences -> searching and unselect the 2nd entry "highlight search results instead of restricting book list to results"
April 30 at 2:44am · Like

Renny Murray no, that's not it. I just went thru "preferences"-"Change Calibre behavior" and compared the settings between my laptop and my desktop (the one that isn't working correctly)...and they are the same. I didn't have the the 2nd entry checked.
April 30 at 10:51am · Like

Renny Murray Why are the 2 so different? On my laptop, things are the way they always have been. under authors, on my laptop...the sub directories have A, B, C, D and so on. On my desktop...the sub directories are: Aame-Bain (100), Bain-Biss (100), Blac-Brow (100) and so on. And on my desktop, the subdirectories are not sorting at all. Oh...and the same books are on both.
April 30 at 10:57am · Like

Renny Murray On my desktop: in the sub directories...it has [100} for all the subdirectories. I don't have 100 in each sub directory. On my laptop...A has 93, B has 244, C has 213, D has 116. See what I mean? Ok, I just noticed something...
April 30 at 11:01am · Like

Renny Murray On my laptop (the one that works)....when I click the first sub directory (A)...in upper search bar...I see - author_sort:"~(^[A])|(&\s*[A])" On my desktop (the one that doesn't work)....when I click on Aame-Bain[100]....I get nothing in that top bar. So, it seems that must be the problem...how do I solve that? Thank you for your time.
April 30 at 11:08am · Like

Calibre Could you please post this question on the library management section of the calibre forum on mobileread. facebook is not very conducive to back and forth discussion and detailed help. thanks. link to forum: https://www.mobileread.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=236
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Old 05-04-2014, 01:28 AM   #2
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Renny Murray OK...wait a minute. I tried that again and now I am getting better. However, Things aren't right yet. When I click on the sub directories...they aren't sorting, meaning if I click on "Cera-Cook" nothing happening in the large window.
Nothing will happen in the large window until you click on a specific tag.

To change from partition to sort by letter go here. Preferences - Look and Feel - Tag Browser tag.

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You have view by Popularity (? Wouldn't that be Population for authors)

The Partition tweak is set to 100, so if you get 101 Authors the overflow goes to the next division, thus the [100] count
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Oh my lord...Thank you! That did the trick!!!!! I have been weeks trying to figure out the problem. Thank you, Thank you!
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Oh my lord...Thank you! That did the trick!!!!! I have been weeks trying to figure out the problem. Thank you, Thank you!
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The Partition tweak is set to 100, so if you get 101 Authors the overflow goes to the next division, thus the [100] count
The Partition control is not a tweak, but a Tag browser setting in preferences.

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