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1supersidvicious
Jul 1, 2012, 6:08am Top

using overcoat I find 3 results for 8873057144, but I'm unable to add any of them to my library

2bernsad
Jul 1, 2012, 6:20am Top

It's not a bug, it added the book for me from the first source.

3BarkingMatt
Jul 1, 2012, 6:37am Top

Which source are you using then? I tried it through overcat too (like OP) and ran into the same problem. Same when I use "Italian National Library Service" directly, which is the source overcat brings up.

4bernsad
Jul 1, 2012, 7:12am Top

I searched using Overcat, as the OP suggested, and I selected the first example it proposed, which was the Italian National Library Service I think.

5BarkingMatt
Jul 1, 2012, 7:30am Top

Maybe it's somehow browser related then. I'm using FF13.0.1

6supersidvicious
Edited: Jul 1, 2012, 8:31am Top

The script doesn't run for me

javascript:document.form0.submit() first work
javascript:document.form1.submit() second work
javascript:document.form2.submit() second work

I'm using Safari Version 5.1.7

the script works with books found searching pentothal, for example

I tried firefox 13.0.1 with no luck

7BarkingMatt
Jul 1, 2012, 7:52am Top

Yes, I get those too.

8henkl
Jul 1, 2012, 10:10am Top

I tried FF, Camino and Chrome; it didn't work in any of them.

9BarkingMatt
Jul 1, 2012, 11:07am Top

So it's not the browser either. Getting puzzled.

10jjmcgaffey
Jul 1, 2012, 7:51pm Top

The question is what browser is bernsad using, because it gets around a known bug. Look in the More on all three results - the publication contains \1999!, and LT can't handle backslashes. An attempt to add fails silently, just as this one is doing (Amazon frequently has backslashes in titles, so that's what's usually mentioned, but any backslash anywhere in the record fails).

The really odd thing is that entering that ISBN and searching Overcat got me no results; I added Italian National Library Service and searched on that, got one result though the top said 3 (and nothing extra in More, I checked), then searched on Overcat again and got three results. Probably a completely separate bug (or even a feature - it doesn't give me non-English results in Overcat unless I search them directly first?). It will be interesting to see if I get Italian results from now on.

11Scorbet
Jul 2, 2012, 2:12am Top

> 11

It works fine in IE8, as I just tried it.

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ID: 139179

Category: Add books - General

Assigned to all

Reported by supersidvicious

Status: Reported

Jul 1, 2012, 6:08am

2 years since last change

By supersidvicious

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Reported. supersidvicious (Jul 1, 2012, 6:08am)

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