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Old 12-07-2019, 01:25 PM   #1
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Library Maintenance

Hello all.
I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can't find the answer anywhere in the forum.
Here is my issue: My library has approx 14,000 books in it. I have discovered that I have many "empty" directories; either completely empty, or just a metadata file. Also, a lot of duplicate files. I am trying to find an easier way to clean it up rather than going line by line deleting, merging etc.

I read of using something called "Library Maintenance", but cannot find it in the program. so cannot run it. I tried the "format:false" search, but that came up blank.

How do I run the maintenance tool? Or, is there a better method?

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Old 12-07-2019, 01:40 PM   #2
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Forgot to mention: I am running the most recent version.
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Old 12-07-2019, 03:07 PM   #3
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Library Maintenance is under the icon with your library name. It should be the bottom most item with several sub-options. I think you want "Check Library".
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Old 12-07-2019, 04:08 PM   #4
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And that checks the Integrity of the Library, not the content.
BUT You should run this every so often. Glitches happen (as well as rogue A/V)

My recommendation is 2 fold
1) Quality Check plugin. Use this to identify issues. There are MANY tests it can perform.

When the dust settles

2)Find Duplicates

And for grins: Manage Series
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The infrequent "glitches" I get are invariably caused by the me.

Not Windows, Defender, MWB, Content Indexers, or any other software, nor any of the hardware - always by the damn liveware I have installed on the keyboard.

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Many thanks for the tips and info.

Much appreciated.
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The infrequent "glitches" I get are invariably caused by the me.

Not Windows, Defender, MWB, Content Indexers, or any other software, nor any of the hardware - always by the damn liveware I have installed on the keyboard.

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Yes! Yes, yes. Anyplace to get a liveware update?
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The infrequent "glitches" I get are invariably caused by the me.

Not Windows, Defender, MWB, Content Indexers, or any other software, nor any of the hardware - always by the damn liveware I have installed on the keyboard.
The cat did it.
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Yes! Yes, yes. Anyplace to get a liveware update?
They're working on it - especially around 43° 49' 32N 87° 37' 0E

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