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Forum topic by lanwater posted 01-14-2011 07:50 AM 1234 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-14-2011 07:50 AM

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Is there a way to organizing my favorited items?

I am thinking like creating folders that I could give a name to and then move certain items to those folders.

Is there a way to delete a favorited item from my list.
If I add somthing by mistake or have already built that project and no longer need the link.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#1 posted 01-14-2011 08:35 AM

There is currently no way to create folders for favorites. To remove a favorite, just click on the favorite to visit a page of the favorited item and then click on My Favorite button and ‘remove from favorites’ link.

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#2 posted 01-14-2011 09:14 AM

No. I need to make an index :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 01-14-2011 07:59 PM

Thanks Martin.
It would be great to have that functionnality. There a lot of good stuf on this site and the list get pretty long.
Otherwise, like topMax said we will need to index :)

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 01-15-2011 12:09 AM

I would love this function also.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 01-16-2011 03:31 PM

I think it’s a goo idea also. Thanks

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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#6 posted 01-16-2011 03:47 PM

sounds good to me. (index)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 01-16-2011 03:57 PM

I have so many favorites that this would be really helpful. In fact I mght need folders for the folders!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 01-16-2011 05:45 PM

Why not bypass the LJ-Favorites function and start ”bookmarking” your LJs Favorites in your Internet browser? You can build multi-layer folders there and I bet many of you have already done so with other types of favorite pages/sites. Just saying…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#9 posted 01-16-2011 09:09 PM

Good point Mike – I guess for me I got mentally locked into using LJs for the solution.

It occurs to me that if I did that I might not Favorite anything here on LJs. Favorites is one way we can sort projects. I think it is also part of how a project makes it onto the “Hot Projects” pages.

Hmmm, not sure I want to stop identifying projects as Favorties, but maybe I’ll start using my browser as well if I really want to sort things a bit.

Might still be a nice feature here (if Matrin wants to work that hard …) – I would still prefer it, but I do have an alternate solution.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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