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Adding books, but books don't "show"

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1vangogan
Mar 24, 5:09pm Top

Today I started adding books, and they show as added, but there is no "book" in my catalogue to click to show that it is there. For example, I added John Flint Roy's book, "A Guide to Barsoom". If I search for it in my catalogue, it says 1 book is there, but there's no physical icon to click on. And in "Home", again, nothing shows there.

2MarthaJeanne
Mar 24, 5:16pm Top

I see it in your catalogue, including the cover.

Have you checked that you are looking in the right collection?

3vangogan
Mar 24, 5:22pm Top

Yes, it's in My Library. I can search for it, and it says 1 out of 1 book, but beneath it is no cover or anything for me to click on.

4vangogan
Mar 24, 5:25pm Top

I also added another book, by ERB, called The War Chief. At first it wasn't showing up, but I added a member's cover. Then it showed. However, in my Home, under recently added books, both these books by ERB aren't showing up, and there's a jumbled "Today" showing up under no physical icons for the books.

5vangogan
Mar 24, 5:31pm Top

I added a cover by a member, and then Barsoom showed up. War Chief shows up in my catalogue. But it doesn't show up in "Recently added" in my Home. I don't know what's happening.

6MarthaJeanne
Mar 24, 5:37pm Top

Both show on your profile, with covers, and I can click on them. If I look in your catalogue in the 'Your library' collection, sorted by entry date, they are among the 5 books added today, and I can click on them.

7vangogan
Mar 24, 5:46pm Top

Now they are showing--I had to delete them and then re-add them, and for one I had to save a member cover and put that as my cover, before it would show. Must have been some glitch, but I don't know how.

8AnnieMod
Mar 24, 6:05pm Top

There is an occasional caching issue - how long after the adding were they missing? In such cases, give it a few minutes before worrying.

9karenb
Edited: Mar 25, 9:41am Top

Another data point: I added a work a few hours ago. It still appears in the Add books page and on my Home page, but it has yet to appear in the Your books list.

(Not worried.)

Edited to add: I added Strange Planet on March 22, and it has yet to appear on my Your books page.

Just now, I added Death at Wentwater Court with the app; it showed up on the Home page right away.

10kristilabrie
Mar 25, 9:58am Top

>9 karenb: I'm finding the book (Strange Planet) in your catalog. What exactly isn't showing for you? Are you running a search for it, or something else?

11saltmanz
Mar 25, 11:09am Top

There was an issue with some images being broken last night. It sounds like perhaps the OP was in cover view, and their newly-added books showed no cover to click on?

12MarthaJeanne
Mar 25, 11:15am Top

Probably, and I could see the covers because I'm in Europe.

13kristilabrie
Mar 25, 3:12pm Top

>1 vangogan: and >11 saltmanz: Yes, to the OP, this sounds like the case and would be tied to our image issue that was fixed this morning.

14karenb
Mar 25, 7:19pm Top

>10 kristilabrie: User error: Your books listing not sorted by entry date. Changed sort and the two newest items appeared. (D'oh)

15kristilabrie
Mar 26, 8:23am Top

Okay, great! Glad it wasn't some strange quirk on your end (aside from the sorting bit ;) ).

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ID: 318088

Category: Uncategorized

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Reported by vangogan

Status: Closed by staff

Mar 26, 8:23am

9 days since last change

By kristilabrie

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Reported. vangogan (Mar 24, 5:09pm)

Closed by staff. kristilabrie (Mar 26, 8:23am)

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