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1timspalding
Jul 15, 2013, 1:15am Top

I'm going to centralize the announcing of minor features and improvements.

2timspalding
Jul 15, 2013, 1:16am Top

I added the ability to see your collections as a list, not in columns. It's under the "Settings" for the collections module. The result looks like this:

3PhaedraB
Jul 15, 2013, 1:16am Top

That's a pretty minor announcement.

4timspalding
Jul 15, 2013, 1:17am Top

Pttttb!

5_Zoe_
Jul 15, 2013, 1:52am Top

Good idea for a thread.

6ScarletBea
Edited: Jul 15, 2013, 3:08am Top

I'd like to know what book is under the category "coveting my wife's books" :)

I like this change, less occupied space for this, more for something else.

7Collectorator
Jul 15, 2013, 7:12am Top

I don't understand this thread. New talk? But then it's about display of collections? Yall r weird.

8jjmcgaffey
Jul 16, 2013, 12:03am Top

7> Tim doesn't want to make a whole thread for minor little fiddles. So this will be the thread for all the fiddles.

Did he change the title? I don't see anything about "talk" there.

9Collectorator
Jul 16, 2013, 4:03am Top

8, Jeremy changed the title, I think. I know he did on the other one.

10jjmcgaffey
Jul 16, 2013, 4:48am Top

Yeah, I read the two threads in reverse order. Matters are now clarified...

11jbd1
Jul 16, 2013, 9:57am Top

>8 jjmcgaffey:-10 - Oh yeah, sorry, I did change the title and forgot to post here that I'd done it.

12nathanielcampbell
Jul 16, 2013, 10:05am Top

I just noticed that the "New Features" Group logo up top is still in the clutches of the dread pirate Salmon...

(...which is fine by me ... I never objected to the dread pirate...)

13casaloma
Jul 16, 2013, 12:09pm Top

>12 nathanielcampbell: Not dread pirate.... classic LibraryThing salmon

The Twitter avatar as well.
Nice bit of nostalgia in my twitter feed.... certainly distinctive amongst the other avatars.

14timspalding
Jul 21, 2013, 9:52pm Top

I can't remember who wanted this, but I've gone ahead and made the member and "why" (recommending work) option for the Member Recommendations home module.

Here are the four different possibilities:

15Herenya
Jul 22, 2013, 7:48am Top

> 14 That's not quite working for me. If I set it to show the member who made the recommendation but not why, it says "for error" after the member's name. If I select "why" but don't select "member" the "recommended for..." line doesn't show up at all.

16lilithcat
Jul 22, 2013, 8:59am Top

> 14

Tim, I changed the setting on that, but then when I wanted to change back, clicking the "settings" link just took me to the top of the home page. I had to refresh the page to get the "settings" link to work again.

17andejons
Jul 22, 2013, 9:06am Top

I think I remember asking for this. I like seeing which book it was for, but I think it would be nice to have a way to see any explanations from the recommender as well.

18lilithcat
Jul 22, 2013, 9:21am Top

> 17

I was thinking that, too, but then realized that the explanations would often take up a lot of room on the home page!

Frankly, I'd like to see the "why" for the automatic recommendations, too.

19lilithcat
Jul 22, 2013, 9:23am Top

Just adding that I have the same problem that Herenya mentions above: http://www.librarything.com/topic/156680#4207265

20andejons
Jul 22, 2013, 11:51am Top

>18 lilithcat:

There could be just a link that would expand into the full explanation.

21KarenElissa
Jul 22, 2013, 4:17pm Top

>16 lilithcat: I have that same problem with all the modules and reported it here.

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