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Finished Button for Currently Reading
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sharperthoughts

Currently, there is no I'm finished button when currently reading a book so it would be great if there was instead of just flipping it back to Read.

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Nadia
Apr 20, 2022
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tifcochran
Dec 7, 2021

If it would be possible to add the Finished Button, possibly up higher than the Update bar, that way it would not be as easy to accidentally update incorrectly.

If it still is an issue, would it be possible to have a modal box to confirm? I know modals can be annoying, but is a good way to stop people from accidentally updating

Also when you click Finish the book it automatically would take you to the Review page vs having to to read and than click into review?

Example:

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brittishliterature
Oct 4, 2021

I wonder if it also might be an option to have a Finished button that appears under the progress bar with the other options when you click the Edit icon.

This would provide easy access to mark a book complete and add the new info to your stats, but it would also avoid the mishap of the system automatically marking a book complete if you did not mean to update the progress bar to 100%.

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Nadia
Oct 5, 2021

That's a great idea as that is one of my worries — accidental progress updates, which would then be a pain to reverse...

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pangwynne
May 23, 2021

Yes, I have found the 'read' [reed] vs. 'read' [red] a bit unhelpful. Perhaps 'read' [red] could be changed to the clearer 'have read' ...?

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sharperthoughts
Mar 25, 2021

That would be great Abbie! Thank you for the heads up!

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Abbie
Mar 18, 2021

Hey sharperthoughts! The 'read' option is technically the 'I'm finished' button, just worded differently :-D

But we are planning something similar with currently-reading updates - when you mark it as '100%', it will automatically mark as complete!

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