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Subject: Profile Lists and Posts
Date Posted: 10/30/2016 3:20 PM ET
Member Since: 9/1/2016
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Is there a way to reorder lists on your profile home page?

Also, it's been years since I participated in an online community, but the text box here for posts is really giving my brain a workout!  I'm having to edit, re-edit, and finally do a WL multiples post in Word before testing in an obscure forum to try and get it to look decent.  Is there some trick to easy formatting, especially links, here?  TIA



Apparently I wasn't clear about the posting.  I have posted WL multiples in the WL Multiples thread of the Book Bazaar.  The first time I tried, it was a mess so had to test the post in an obscure forum to get the formatting right.

Last Edited on: 11/1/16 4:00 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/1/2016 12:35 AM ET
Member Since: 1/14/2007
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having the books you want to swap on PBS Lists instead of your bookshelf is not the way to go.  First of all, no one can find your book if they search for the title or author.  It must be on your Bookshelf so members can find you.

also, you are not allowed to say you want to send only multiple books to a member.  If a member requests a book from you, you are obligated to send it.  If you want to make a deal on your Bookshelf, you must do that in the Book Bazaar (under Community>Discussion Forums) and follow directions and rules in The Red Sticky Rules.  

You are not allowed to offer wish list books in a deal.  No one can jump the wish list line.  The only exception is in the Book Bazaar under MULTIPLE WISH LIST BOOKS . It has to be one book for one credit for wish list books.   Each month you can list your wish list books and ask for multiples only.

You can PM me if you wish with any questions.  I am a Tour Guide if you need help.

Last Edited on: 11/1/16 12:39 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/1/2016 1:43 PM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2007
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The text box for posting in the forums is a little different depending on if you're using a computer or a tablet and what operating system it's using. To make a link you type and then select the text you want linked, then choose the icon that looks like a circle with a chain below it. It's the second in the box with five icons, one of which is the smiley face. Once you hit that icon another dialog box opens up where you can paste the link address. I keep at least two windows going, one to find the link page and copy out the address/url and the second one where I'm writing my post.


Book lists appear on the right side of the profile page. Lists are sorted newest to oldest. Within each list you can rearrange books in any order you like with up and down arrows to move items one by one.

Last Edited on: 11/1/16 1:51 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Pam M. -
Date Posted: 11/1/2016 4:07 PM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2010
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When I'm creating a WL Multiple post, I copy and paste [the author and title] from my bookshelf into word.  That brings the link with it.

I format to a certain extent, then copy and paste the entire thing into the "Post a Reply" box.  Usually the only thing I need to do is delete extra carriage returns.

If others have a better way I'd love to read about it.