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Subject: On the Books I've Read Section
Date Posted: 7/22/2009 1:02 AM ET
Member Since: 10/2/2007
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I read mainly series books.  I like the section for "Books I've Read" on the list column because it helps me keep up with the last book I have read in series.  The problem I am having is sorting.  I am having to go through the entire list to find the last book I read.  I can not seem to get the list to sort correctly by Author.  Does anyone have any insight on this?  Thanks.

Date Posted: 7/22/2009 1:26 AM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2009
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There are some buttons at the top of your list that say "add a book I've read", "resort", "search", "removed checked", "print", and "download".

Among those buttons click on the one that says "resort", and a message will pop up saying "sort by: title, order by: descending". Click on the word "title", and it will bring up a menu that allows you to sort the list by "author", "date", or "wish list".


Date Posted: 7/22/2009 1:33 AM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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By "correctly" do you mean it isn't sorting the authors by last name?  If so, you need to know that the search function is sometimes confused or mistaken and lists the book by middle initial (if there is one) or even by a co-author's name.  You have to try different ways to get it to work like you would like.  This happens on all the lists.  It also happens when looking for a book by an author.  that's why sometimes a highly desired books goes unnoticed because it is mistakenly listed by search under the middle initial (or some other quirk).