Ehancement Request: Set file modified date as Publish date if there is no publish date

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nsskumar
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Ehancement Request: Set file modified date as Publish date if there is no publish date

Hi,
While importing the books, Publish date is being set with current date if it is not parsed from file.
I think, most likely the file modified date will be closer to the Publish date rather than the importing date.
Kindly let me know if it makes sense to implement. Thanks.

admin
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Santosh, yes it would be closer, but not correct anyway. Probably it will confuse users even more

nsskumar
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Even the current behavior confused me. Then only I thought of this solution. Anyway if it is not confusing for most, then I am ok with the current setup. If there can be option to choose the default publish date also will help.

nsskumar
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Otherwise is it possible to add 'Publish Date' one of the field in the batch 'Edit Books' option? so that I can import books and edit all at once to set the publish date. Thanks.

admin
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Santosh, but the Edit Books tool would set the same publish date to many books. I don't think that many books in one's library have the same publish date

nsskumar
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ok. Thanks for the response.