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Subject: How do I insert a link to a book on my shelf?
Date Posted: 4/9/2008 12:59 PM ET
Member Since: 10/27/2007
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I usually copy and paste, but how do you get that little work "LINK"?

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 2:42 PM ET
Member Since: 10/26/2007
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The link (at least for me) shows up after I paste and post the message.  Give it a try and see if it works.

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 4:11 PM ET
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I usually copy and paste the title right from the bookshelf, but I get exactly that. Yes, it will  take you right to my bookshelf, but how do  you get the word "link", instead of that?

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 4:13 PM ET
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Just so you are aware, when you do put the link, it will be to the first book of that ISBN in the FIFO, I don't believe there is a way to link to a specific book on a specific shelf. You can pull up specific genre or keywords from your shelf by doing a search and then using the link from those results. But I think that's the only way to go to a specific book on a specific shelf. If you just copy the link on the book, it will be the first in the FIFO.

To put a link, without it becoming the word LINK, you need to use the hyperlink button on your post toolbar. Type what you want to be seen afterwards, like the name of the book, then highlight it, click the 4th from the right button, insert the link address, and click OK.

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 4:17 PM ET
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you need to use the hyperlink button on your post toolbar.

Where is that, Sherry?

Date Posted: 4/9/2008 5:22 PM ET
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Sherry, I just found the hyperlink you mentioned. I was looking in the wrong place.  Now I will try to do what you explain in your letter,  but I'm not sure I completely understand how to do it, so I will  practice.

Thanks