[Tellico-users] Eliminating duplicates in book library
waldner at waldner.priv.at
Sun Nov 24 21:33:45 UTC 2013
On Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:48:21 -0800, Robby Stephenson writes:
>> Is there a way to eliminate duplicates, preferrably based on title
>> (quite some of my books predate ISBN)? Or do I have to bite the
>> bullet, so to speak, and go through the whole list manually?
>There's not an easy way built into Tellico. But you can do it through an
>I've attached one that should remove duplicates, matching by title.
>1. Export your existing collection as XML (File->Export->XML).
> * Uncheck the "Include images" to test it
>2. Import using the transform (File->Import XSL Transform)
> * Select the XML file you already saved
> * On the next dialog, select the XSL attached to this email and
>select "Replace collection"
>3. Save as a new collection file, just to be sure
>See if that works for you.
Sorry that it took so long for me to test it - I made an error in my
.procmailrc for this list, and never saw the mail.
It worked! Thank you very much, indeed - should we ever meet beers are
-- It is possible to watch Enterprise without buying the pyjamas.
-- - Paul Mc Auley
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