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Subject: Faster way of making a list?
Date Posted: 5/29/2012 7:07 AM ET
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Is there a faster way of making a list than adding books line by line?  I want to put mt TBR into a list so I can share it but it is over 200 books.  I hope I am missing something.........

Date Posted: 5/29/2012 1:37 PM ET
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One way is to tag each of the books with a book tag unique to you, click on the tag to see the entire list, and then post a link to the entire list's URL  The advantage of doing it this way is that you can change your list easily by adding or deleting a tag.

I don't believe you can simply link to the URL of your TBR list.  You would be able to use the link, but other people wouldn't because they can't access your account info.



Last Edited on: 5/29/12 1:38 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/29/2012 1:38 PM ET
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At the top of my TBR list is a button that says print. Is that what you mean  or am I missing something?

Date Posted: 5/29/2012 3:39 PM ET
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Thanks Patty, tagging is a good idea.  That would work for what i am trying to do.

Terry - I meant the create a list feature, where you make a list and people can vote to rank books and such. 

 

Date Posted: 5/30/2012 12:27 PM ET
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If you want people to vote on the book then the list is the only option and the only way I can see to add books is either from the book description page or from the list in the edit box.

If you just want a list to link and don't care about votes" tagging is the easiest way. Just make sure you give it a personal name or it will confuse some people and you'll get every book ever tagged with the same generic thing. You don't want to just use My TBR or TBR-it's too generic.  You want to use something that'll mean something to you. Since I have a very common first name-I usually use my nickname or my dog's name.