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1wunderlong88
Feb 14, 10:14am Top

I need to make a list of books from my LT catalog and I want them in a particular order that is custom (need to list them in chronological order by the storyline). Is there a way to do this?

2konallis
Edited: Feb 14, 10:41am Top

You can sort by the Comments/Private Comments field, so you could enter 1, 2, 3, etc. in there.

3wunderlong88
Feb 14, 11:18am Top

Ok that will work!

4gilroy
Feb 14, 11:53am Top

>1 wunderlong88: you could also enter a related series that aligns books based on the storyline (IF they are all from the same series)

5lorax
Feb 14, 12:01pm Top

Series aren't sortable in the catalog, though, so it really depends on what the OP is planning to do with the set of books (using that term, rather than "list", to avoid potential confusion with an LT List).

6Collectorator
Feb 14, 12:19pm Top

Lists were hosed from the start and were never touched again so we have your classic LT crap.

7bnielsen
Feb 16, 9:09am Top

Export to TSV and roll your own lists. More often than not the data you want for this is not easily available from others, so you'll need to enter some (or all) of the data and keep it consistent. I have a few old publisher series I look for and public libraries aren't very good at noting that sort of thing, so I just add it to the Comment field. LT makes it possible, which is not so bad.

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