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1kohcherp First Message
Apr 16, 2007, 6:49am

This could have been posted before - it would be great if users could do a tag-hierarchy/category thing: most of my books belong to a sub-sub-sub-sub category that could be nicely put and represented in a tree.

(would be great if we could have dynamic graphics or something to visualize it, but i guess that's too much to ask for)

2rebeccanyc
Edited: Apr 16, 2007, 8:59am

This is something I posted about earlier. I would love to have a page where I could organize my tags the way I want to, which would include some kind of hierarchy, e.g., International Literature and then subcategories of French literature, Russian literature, etc., Science, with subcategories such as Biology (with its own subcategories), Earth Science, etc.

If I could then click on the tags to add them to a book, that would be even greater, but I would settle for a page on which I could organize my own tags in a way that's meaningful for me (vs. the already provided frequency and alphabetical views).

Edited to add link.

3Proclus
Apr 17, 2007, 5:17pm

I've manually rigged up a hierarchical outline of my library on my profile page. It seems to me this sort of thing gives a much clearer overview of what's in a library than a tag cloud.

4reading_fox
Apr 18, 2007, 4:16am

That's pretty clever.

How've you done it? Hyperlinks to search results for each tag in turn?

5kageeh
Apr 18, 2007, 7:21am

Wow ## -- How did you do that? Tell all.

6rebeccanyc
Apr 18, 2007, 8:51am

Yes -- do tell!!!

7henkl
Apr 18, 2007, 11:12am

View the page's source.

8Proclus
Apr 18, 2007, 9:03pm

Hyperlinks to search results for each tag in turn?

Yep. Just copy the URL from a search into standard html, and there you have it!

So this isn't really hierarchizing the tags themselves, just setting up a bunch of predefined searches.