Welcome to another week of Tuesday Thingers! We always love to hear from regular participants as well as new people.
This week we are going to take a peek at the styles of Your Library and how you can customize them. To see what I'm talking about, go to Library Thing, and click on the Your Library tab. Just under the tabs, you will find a section that says Styles, A, B, C, D, E, and then a symbol that looks like a pencil. If you click on the pencil, you can edit your styles, or the formatting of the pages that show your books' information.
I believe the standard information is the Title, Author, Date, Tags, and Comments. You then have the option to add ISBN, Common Knowledge fields, etc. . . there are 44 different options you can select from! Of the 5 styles (A,B,C,D,E), you can have up to 12 options per style.
You can also use this screen to change the number of books shown per screen, the style visitors will see when they view your library, and you can choose to show the book-swap column. These options are at the very bottom of the screen, just above the save button.
The book-swap feature will let you see which books you have in your library that others are offering or wanting to receive in a swap.
Questions: Have you explored the different styles? Have you customized any of the styles? If so, what are your favorite customized items (isbn, Dewey Decimal, Reviews, Book-Swap, etc)?
I've never really looked at the different styles, and don't really know what I would do with five different style pages. I guess I could edit one to show the Common Knowledge sections that I tend to enjoy, that way I could more easily fill in missing information (instead of clicking from book to book to see if there are any gaps, I would see them and click directly on the ones that needed more information. :)
Until today, I didn't realize that I could show my review on my Library page. I was so excited to see this as an option. I added that to my main style A so that I can see which books are missing the review. (I tried to add books and reviews the other night, using the quick edit selection on the add book tab, but it didn't record ANY of my reviews!! - Yes, I pressed the Save button).
Update: I just went back and edited Style B to show some of my favorite Common Knowledge sections!! :)
Looking forward to reading everyone's answers!!
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