Sometimes you may find that some authors folders have duplicated, with their book list split up between two separate folders for the same author.
This may happen when different books in our Core had slightly different spellings of the author name.
Luckily, this duplicate author problem can be resolved easily by merging the entries through the Manage Pick Lists screen.
To open that screen, tap the menu icon top left, then choose Manage Pick Lists.
Now choose “Author list”. That will show you your complete Author list, with Display names (at the top) and their Sort Names (at the bottom).
- Find the duplicate authors using the search box at the top.
- Tap the button top right and select “Enter merge mode”.
- Tap the authors you want to merge.
- Finally, tap the “Merge to..” button and choose the Author entry you want to merge to, that is, the one you want to keep.
(in most cases, that would be the one that lists the most books)
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