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Mr Reese
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Book Details

In the Book Details tab, the author is listed above the title. Is this pulled from the book file metadata itself or the book card?

I've tried updating the author in the book card and, while it sticks in the card, it does not reflect in the Book Details tab.

Is there a way to address this or do a refresh on the screen to update the info on the Book Details tab?

admin
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The Author in the Authors tab can be taken from metadata or from the Web or entered manually
You can't edit Author data from the Book Card - only from the Authors lookup or Library Explorer

Mr Reese
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I can open the Book Card, go to the Authors tab, add/delete authors and save the Book Card. The author info changes in the Book Card. Are you saying this has no effect on the Book Details display?

I have one book with one author. I change the author in the Authors tab of the Book Card. I even go as far as to change the metadata on the file itself. The Book Details tab still reflects the original author.

I'm not trying to edit the author itself. I'm trying to connect the right author to the book and have that author show in the Book Details tab. How do I do this?

admin
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Book Details tab should display the authors that are linked to this book in the Authors tab. Do you see different authors? Send us the screenshot please

Mr Reese
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Yes, the authors are different. I performed a web update on this specific book, which returned the author names messed up. I then added the right author names and made the correction in the Authors tab of the Book Card.

Here's the screenshot

Note the Book Details tab is different than the Authors tab, but matches the Thumbnail. Also note the file itself has no author data in the metadata.

admin
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when you refresh the books list (click on the icon Refresh) - are the authors still different?

Mr Reese
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Refresh doesn't help. The authors are still different.

admin
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ok, looks like we found the bug. We'll fix it and let you know