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Subject: my book shelf looks different
Date Posted: 4/19/2017 11:48 AM ET
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anybody else?

Date Posted: 4/19/2017 12:16 PM ET
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Date Posted: 4/19/2017 12:46 PM ET
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It looks like the new and improved format that came in with the "improvements".

Date Posted: 4/19/2017 2:25 PM ET
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seems sort of confusing to me. A case of more info than I wanted.

Date Posted: 4/19/2017 4:03 PM ET
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To keep the site working as browsers modernize, they pretty much have to update widgets and things to new programming. (widgets = common things you do on a web site like display a long list of books into "pages" and present a user with navigation for those pages).

Browsers stop supporting old coding well, and you need to update whether you want to or not, at a certain point.

That's why websites cost money to keep working, even after everything works perfectly.

Last Edited on: 4/19/17 4:04 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 4/19/2017 6:36 PM ET
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Other than the new pagination controls, mine looks the same as it always has. 

Date Posted: 4/19/2017 8:03 PM ET
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You probably already know this, but remember that if you link to your lists through "My Account" to "My Lists" the pages look different than if you go through "My Profile" and view "My Public Bookshelf", which shows the Public Header and can toggle back to the one you can edit. Also the WL & TBR views are different.

Just noticed something strange. I was clicking on various members' bookshelfs and found out if you have your shelf on hold others can see what books you have, but the order button is not there. If I'm not mistaken, it used to be the entire shelf was hidden to others. Just checked on mine; I put it on vacation hold & logged out. I looked at my shelf while logged out & my posted books were still visible, just not available.


Date Posted: 4/19/2017 9:10 PM ET
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The thing that is confusing to me is the fact that some of the stuff on my wish list now appears on my shelf. It is not available but it is there. It is not my entire wish list just a few selected things. I have around 83 books on my shelf but the total of my shelf now is 100 because of the added books on my shelf.

Date Posted: 4/20/2017 9:45 AM ET
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Just checked mine.  I had noticed the changes days ago, but now with 'posted books" selected it is showing 'all books' by mistake.

Lori M. (ripley) - ,
Date Posted: 4/20/2017 3:25 PM ET
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with 'posted books" selected it is showing 'all books' by mistake.

Yes, all of the view options now just show the entire list. Just another glitch for now.

Date Posted: 5/11/2017 8:56 AM ET
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It looks like the shelf is back to the way it used to be. another thing fixed.