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Old 01-01-2010, 06:53 AM   #1
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Export ISBN numbers for import to Google books

Is it even possible to do this? Could be in any number of formats - txt, csv, xls, etc. Just something I can use to paste in all the ISBN numbers at Google Books. Look forward to responses. Thanks.
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Old 01-01-2010, 11:30 AM   #2
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See the documentation of the calibredb command
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Old 01-01-2010, 02:54 PM   #3
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Can you dumb it down? I read the section you suggested, but I can't seem to find the right command to export ISBN's to one file (or even all metadata to one file). Not sure if I just can't figure it out or if it's not an option. Not a lot of experience with command line stuff.

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calibredb list --fields publisher,series_index,formats,isbn,uuid,pubdate,rating,series,timestamp,author_sort,cover,comments,authors,title,tags,size --separator , > library.csv
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If you want only the ISBN numbers:

Code:
calibredb list --fields isbn --separator , > library.csv
You actually get the Calibre database entry number, too, along with the ISBN number, each in their own column. It'll be in a file called library.csv in whatever folder you're in when you run it. (Where you are is listed on the command-line, in front of where you type the commands. Usually.)

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Old 01-02-2010, 04:41 AM   #6
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Kovidgoyal and rogue_ronin, thanks so much for the help. You dumbed it up just enough so i could make some use of it.

Also, Kovidgoyal - great work on Calibre. Just found it a few days ago and am getting my ebooks organized and making some sense out of what was previously a mess. Why Amazon or [insert ereader parent company here] buy you out or hire you to do this on a larger scale is beyond me. Thanks.
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Old 06-18-2017, 05:49 AM   #7
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Exort list of ISBN from CALIBRE for LibraryThing

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calibredb list --fields publisher,series_index,formats,isbn,uuid,pubdate,rating,series,timestamp,author_sort,cover,comments,authors,title,tags,size --separator , > library.csv
Hi, when I try the command above it runs smoothly but creates an empty file.
From where (directory) do I have to issue that command?
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Old 06-18-2017, 06:48 AM   #8
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P.S. The command I use looks like this:
C:\Users\adria>calibredb list --fields isbn --library-path=E:\adrian.vogler@outlook.com\OneDrive\BŘcher\ Calibre > e:\library.csv
The created file is empty.
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P.P.S. There is no " " in the library-path.
--library-path=E:\adrian.vogler@outlook.com\OneDrive\BŘcher\ Calibre
In there is a folder _CALIBRE which contains a file called "metadata", so I assume that is the correct path.
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@adrian142 - it could be a conflict with OneDrive.

See ==>> I am getting errors with my calibre library on a networked drive/NAS?

In this context cloud storage services are a network drive.

Either pause OneDrive before starting calibre components and resume it when you're done. Or use a stand alone folder and file synchronisation tool to update a copy of library on OneDrive from a local copy at a convenient time - WikiP has a long list of such tools.

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P.S. The command I use looks like this:
C:\Users\adria>calibredb list --fields isbn --library-path=E:\adrian.vogler@outlook.com\OneDrive\BŘcher\ Calibre > e:\library.csv
The created file is empty.
Add "=" after field and separator and you are fine.

Remarks:
Be careful with the separator. E.g "," can be a part of a field value like title. Same for special characters like "─ń▄ŘÍ÷" in path statements as this is quite often the beginning of adversity. You need to check if this will work for your needs. I saw, there was a space in your example "...\ Calibre"

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calibredb list --fields=isbn --separator=";" --with-library="E:\Your path\to\the\Library\Calibre Library" >library.csv
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