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message 1: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20157 comments Can someone help me to merge this author. I tried to merge (copying the correct name to the other profile, still 2 separate profiles).

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

Thanks


message 2: by Paula (new)

Paula (paulaan) | 7027 comments Got it


message 3: by Shy (new)

Shy (roseofskye) | 15 comments I clearly don't know how to work this merging thing yet. I tried it earlier and got the same result as the OP. What's the trick? I went to the Librarian Manual and did as instructed with the author name but it didn't work.


message 4: by Paula (new)

Paula (paulaan) | 7027 comments There are times when merge plays up especially with special characters or accents.

I just add a number to the end of the name, save, then reedit and save, that prompts the "choose author to keep" page and the merge


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