Updates to List Pages

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Today (Dec 6) we are announcing an update to the List pages on the IMDb desktop experience. This update is part of the broader site changes announced recently (https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/upcoming-changes-to-several-imdb-features-du6man1opd5q0). After in-depth discussion and examination, we have decided to simplify the features and functionality for lists. We have merged “compact view” and list editing into a single Edit experience. In that one view, you can now modify your text and add, copy, delete and move items. We have also pulled List actions (edit, export, settings) together into a 1-click menu (the 3 vertical dots on the top right of the page). You will now also find two new options in the Refine menu: ‘In Theaters’ and ‘Keywords.’  Tech constraints on the new system prohibit us from continuing to support drag-and-drop from the Edit view; we appreciate your understanding. For more information about Lists, see the IMDb Help Center.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled where has list view gone ?.

ironically, List view in Lists is no longer available
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How can I revert to the old list format?.

At the moment when I add a movie to my list I get a "title was successfully added to your list"; it's sent straight to the end of the list and does not remain on the page. I can't even edit the order manually. Is there a way I can revert to the old list format, or should I just wait for some update?
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People are reporting they can edit position manually, but it is tedious. Here's what works: either reverse the sort order to make that last item show at the top of the list, or navigate to the last page of your list by altering the URL to include &page= the number.

Then you have to know the position number where the title goes, knowing it will go BEFORE the position you choose. Then navigate to the top of the list and Save List Order.

Take it one at a time, or consider carefully the impact of moving several at once. For instance, moving a title to position 3 and another to position 7 has different results depending on whether the titles being moved were in the 1-7 range to begin with.

Hopefully IMDb will improve the change position functionality, but you aren't completely stuck right now.

Please report specifics if this does not work for you.
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Before I return to my horizontal position as demanded by my doctor, I have one final demand:

Pay bderoes a salary!
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@watchinglotsofstuff:  $alary? No thanks. I can imagine unfollowing some of these threads soon.

At this time, I only care about aspects of the site that enhance my current hobby project. I want the List functionality to be useful to me and others.

I don't want people to be frustrated unnecessarily, so I post suggestions to how they can get what they want/need with current features.

I don't want people bashing List functionality, especially not because they have misconceptions. Bashing is different than reporting bugs and making suggestions explained with potential usage.

Basically I hope that IMDb wants to make Lists into a superb feature. If the customer feedback makes it seem more negative than it's worth (like message boards?), they might decide to pull the plug. 

I like old movies, and believe me, the data in the TCM "database" is laughably less than what we have at IMDb. Here's my current litmus test: do they list the choreographer or dance director in the the cast/crew of movies that had such personnel? I haven't found it anywhere but here.
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Basically I hope that IMDb wants to make Lists into a superb feature. 
This is 100% true, as is everything on https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/upcoming-changes-to-several-imdb-features-du6man1opd5q0 which is driving the wider changes. 

If the customer feedback makes it seem more negative than it's worth (like message boards?), they might decide to pull the plug. 
No danger of this -- lists are a core feature of IMDb and are from where IMDb originates. The latest changes have already enabled us to add list editing to our Android app at https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/imdb-android-lists-update which brings full list support to more than 100 million additional customers who did not have it before this week (see install count on https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imdb.mobile).

What we especially appreciate from you are the clear, constructive and actionable feedback items.  We will not be able to get to all of them in 2017 (see https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/upcoming-changes-to-several-imdb-features-du6man1opd5q0 :-) but they are going on a prioritized list for consideration by the appropriate teams. 

Thanks. 
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Colin, question; in the midst of these updates, are you planning to add a feature where we can find lists on IMDb?  Because right now, there's no way.  You can't go through the most popular ones, the most likes, the only ones you can see are those that have been most recently made or by using google, which is limited usually to a scant few popular ones, we're talking about maybe a few dozen.  Right now, the only way that we can make others remotely aware of our lists is to include links on others' lists, in a 'if I comment on yours, could you comment on mine' sort of way.

A feature like this would make lists far, far more accessible, hugely increasing views and therefore ad money. 
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Hi Chris,

Until IMDb adds the ability to search for a list with IMDb you can use Google to do this kind of search.

This is the general form to add to the search box:
site:imdb.com/list {search terms}

where {search terms} is word or phrase for which you are searching.

For instance, if you are search for lists related to Christmas.

Enter, this in the Google search box.
site:imdb.com/list Christmas

This produces the link:
https://www.google.com/search?ei=8642WvCdCMvImAHL5a24Dg&q=site%3Aimdb.com%2Flist+Christmas&o...

You, other IMDb users and I have requested an indigenous IMDb list search for the last five years. Such a search would be more convenient and useful. However, this approach works fine in most cases.

If you agree that a list search facility would be useful,
you can indicate your support by clicking the "+LIKE" button
or by posting a reply on the request thread at:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/i_think_a_search_engine_for_list_name_is_necessary
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How much revenue do those 100 million additional customers bring to the site?! How much data contribution and troll suppression do they bring?! Why do they matter so much?! Is it just because there are a whole lot of them?! Whatever...
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled IMDb lists.

What will it take to make you put the "add new" field for lists at the *top* of the page (in desktop version)? Scrolling to the bottom is tedious. Also, why does the list of suggestions (when adding a title to a list) no longer show images? It's impossible to know if you're adding the right version (when there are several identical titles).

Note: This conversation was created from a reply on: Upcoming changes to several IMDb features.
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Most of my interaction with the site is through bookmarkets and "monkey" scripts. Some matters are easier to be dealt without waiting for IMDb developers to fix the site.
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@bderoes:  Regarding your #18: I'm quite able to use the keyboard End/Home keys to get to the end of a page, but it's still one extra click, when they could easily include the Search/add field  *both* on top and at the bottom, without any need for floating menus or whatever.  It would fit nicely just below "List Title" and "List Description" at the top.



I make list of watched movies every year and it usually includes 120-150 titles. Since the page cut-off is 100 list items, I don't see newly added items directly anyway (unless I reverse the sort). It should be simple enough to make  a function that lets you skip directly to the newly added item, if needed?

Regarding #19:  It most definitely worked this way before. When adding a title to a list (on desktop - I'm only ever using imdb on desktop)  you entered the name in the search field, hit "Search" and you would be presented with a list of suggestions, which included an image thumbnail and also an indication of what type of title it was (movie, TV Series, short etc.). This was super helpful.  Now, to find the right title, you have to know which year it was released (and I have no idea what you're supposed to do  if there are two works released the same year with the same title).  To see which title you picked you have to add it to the list - only then do you get to see the thumbnail image & type. If you picked the wrong one, you have to delete and try again - extremely cumbersome for something that should be  (and used to be) very simple!

There are some not too advanced workarounds for both of these things (Home/End button for the first one and a right-click+open in new tab for the second one), but I'm annoyed that seemingly basic functionality was left out of the interface. We shouldn't have to find workarounds for how to easily find the right title to add to a list!  I could possibly live without an image thumbnail if I have to, but then at least show us the category in the search results!
 
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Hi, Lillan K

Regarding add title placement on the page: Yes, the add title box on both top and bottom sounds like a good idea, as did
Suggestion 5: Edit mode: need page navigation and Done button on top and bottom of each page.
Suggestion 6: Edit mode: need copy to, move to, delete and Save List Order on top and bottom of each page.
But once you've entered 10 or more lines for list description, and double navigation, and double add boxes, plus the big Ad atop the page, that's a lot of scrolling just to see the first title on the page. 

My list of suggestions is supposed to represent what everyone requested, so I'll make your request #18: Edit mode, place a duplicate Add Title box at the top of the page, and make mine #19: Edit mode, provide floating menu to take us to the move/copy/reorder options near the TOP or to the navigation/add title near the BOTTOM of the edit page, not to the physical top and bottom of the page.

Regarding the (former) #19, in addition to a lot of other list building, I had spent the 2 days just prior to the Dec 6 Update building a 577 title list using the Add box in the old Edit mode, and the dropdown once you hit Search definitely listed titles without images. After the update, I was startled by the new dropdown, because it started making suggestions while I typed, and they were blue instead of black, and the font was bigger so many titles were wrapping to 2 lines. Plus they're blue because they are active links, which they were not on Dec 5.

I always found the Add Title search inadequate to resolve conflicts (as you describe), especially because it didn't present the same results as the full search from the box atop every IMDb page, when you click for the full results. (The Add Title results are even worse now, omitting short films and TV episodes. I'm pretty sure they're working on that.) That box atop every page currently presents images in the dropdown of suggestions. My (former #19) was a brainstorm regarding my frequent need to see the full list of choices before being able to choose, and I don't like having to re-enter my search. 

I won't publish the Suggestions list for a while in case you want to want to revise #18. Sounds like you'd also like to see #21 Edit, Add title, show thumbnail image with title matches, and make results box bigger to accommodate that. 

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@Jeorj: I'm aware of the "monkey"s (and use one script), but I only became aware of bookmarklets recently. Is there a good clearinghouse for them? Or do you grow your own. (I don't speak JS. Don't even read it, really.) 
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I write my own, and I'm quite uncertain of a good clearinghouse as of the time. However, as I understand it, David-CG has been into this stuff for a little longer than I have been. This subscriber may be hosting some useful tools.

I've not made up my mind where to publish the scripts or bookmarklets I use. (If there is a really short one, then I will just post it directly to the forum.) I'd like to test them thoroughly first, for one thing. I also have concerns about portability across multiple browsers, when I only really use two browser makes. I've not thoroughly familiarized myself with jQuery syntax yet, which I know to be an important thing to know as far as Web development goes (as AJAX operations are carried out in different ways in different browsers). Learning the syntax of a language is of course rarely the hard part but rather learning how to make effective use of the function libraries and having an awareness of how the compiler software (or interpreter software) may optimize the source code or executable code. I'm mostly willing to teach myself any scripting or programming language.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Ordering list.

The numbers of the list are not consecutive and I can't fix them.
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What did you try?

Your screenshot is Edit mode; did you click Done at the top of the page and then Edit again? (Once you're in Edit, you can navigate directly to this page by adding &page=7 to the URL.)

If it still skips 607, try an Export to see if that position shows up there.

If it skips 607 in both cases, you probably need to post the URL of the list itself.
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Exports on Chrome! Woohoo!
Doesnot on Firefox
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OK allow me to further illustrate how terrible no compact mode is (at least for the author).  Say you're making a grocery list online.  You had the following list:

1. Milk
2. A Dozen Eggs
3. Brand X Bread
4. Head of Lettuce
5. Tomatos
6. Brand X Bacon
7. Brand X Detergent
8. Brand X Soap
9. Brand X Shampoo
10. Brand X Toothpaste

Simple because you know what the items are and can see it all on one small page.  Now with the current layout you have the following list:

1. Milk - an opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young.


2. A dozen eggs - an oval or round object laid by a female bird, reptile, fish, or invertebrate, usually containing a developing embryo. The eggs of birds are enclosed in a chalky shell, while those of reptiles are in a leathery membrane.



3. Bread - food made of flour, water, and yeast or another leavening agent, mixed together and baked.



4. Head of lettuce - a cultivated plant of the daisy family, with edible leaves that are a usual ingredient of salads. Many varieties of lettuce have been developed with a range of form, texture, and color.



5. Tomatoes - a glossy red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit that is typically eaten as a vegetable or in salad.  the South American plant of the nightshade family that produces this fruit. It is widely grown as a cash crop, and many varieties have been developed.



Click to page 2 (because only 5 results per page)

etc. etc. etc.

Now you could want to have that option just to make sure you have the correct item but in compact mode you mostly know what you want when you go to the store (and even if you don't you can just quickly right click on the item, open in new tab to see detailed descriptions/pictures).  In addition say you wanted to know what order you had them in using only the above image/description display...  and say that list wasn't just 10 but 100 or 1,000.  You don't need all that information or huge pictures.

Anyway hope this illustration drives home my point how annoying and awful no compact mode is (not just to make you hungry either).  If IMDB can at least allow 250 results per page compact mode viewing for the author that would be fine.
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I forgot to leave a note that the view toggle script has to be used when list page is set to the Detailed View mode. Hell, I forgot to make sure that the script sets the proper mode when executed. Hm...
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@Jeorj,
I used this today, and it didn't eliminate the poster/image, only the text.

If you have the time and the inclination, can you fix it to make lists compact again?
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Thus, I present an update to it...
javascript:
(
function()
{
var d=document,dq=d.querySelector.bind(d),
ml=/^\/list\/ls\d+(\/.*|$)/,
s="{display:none}",
el=/\/other-\d+\._CB\d+_\.css$/,
ei="compact-view-style-sheet-rudimentary",
q="span.global-sprite.lister-mode.",
c,e,i;
if(!ml.test(location.pathname))
return;
if(!d.compacted)
c=[true,
".lister-item-image"+s+"\n"+
".ratings-bar"+s+"\n"+
".text-small"+s+"\n"+
"p"+s+"\n"+
".wtw-option-standalone"+s+"\n"+
""
];
else
c=[false,""];
if(c[0])
{
e=dq(q+"active");
if(e)
d.offmode=e.getAttribute("data-mode");
e=dq(q+"detail");
if(e)e.click()
}
else
{
e=dq(q+d.offmode);
if(e)e.click()
}
e=d.querySelectorAll("link");
for(i=0;i<e.length;i++)
if(el.test(e[i].href))
{e[i].disabled=c[0];break}
e=d.getElementById(ei);
if(!e)
{
e=d.createElement("style");
e.id=ei;
d.head.appendChild(e)
}
e.innerHTML=c[1];
d.compacted=c[0]
}
)
()

or...

javascript:(function()%7Bvar%20d=document,dq=d.querySelector.bind(d),ml=/%5E%5C/list%5C/ls%5Cd+(%5C/.*%7C$)/,s=%22%7Bdisplay:none%7D%22,el=/%5C/other-%5Cd+%5C._CB%5Cd+_%5C.css$/,ei=%22compact-view-style-sheet-rudimentary%22,q=%22span.global-sprite.lister-mode.%22,c,e,i;if(!ml.test(location.pathname))return;if(!d.compacted)c=%5Btrue,%22.lister-item-image%22+s+%22%5Cn%22+%22.ratings-bar%22+s+%22%5Cn%22+%22.text-small%22+s+%22%5Cn%22+%22p%22+s+%22%5Cn%22+%22.wtw-option-standalone%22+s+%22%5Cn%22+%22%22%5D;else%20c=%5Bfalse,%22%22%5D;if(c%5B0%5D)%7Be=dq(q+%22active%22);if(e)d.offmode=e.getAttribute(%22data-mode%22);e=dq(q+%22detail%22);if(e)e.click()%7Delse%7Be=dq(q+d.offmode);if(e)e.click()%7De=d.querySelectorAll(%22link%22);for(i=0;i%3Ce.length;i++)if(el.test(e%5Bi%5D.href))%7Be%5Bi%5D.disabled=c%5B0%5D;break%7De=d.getElementById(ei);if(!e)%7Be=d.createElement(%22style%22);e.id=ei;d.head.appendChild(e)%7De.innerHTML=c%5B1%5D;d.compacted=c%5B0%5D%7D)()
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Works great again! Thank you!
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You're welcome. I apologize for the inconvenience too, for the reason that I could've  anticipated the server-side change that rendered the older script ineffective yet hadn't acted upon such an independent variable.
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From the perspective of somebody with almost 7k reviews, let me say that I will tone down my review activity on imdb in the coming weeks to probably zero in the next months. If you give me easy access to my work, then I will be happy to return at some point, but I won't click 800 times to see my complete review history since the beginning, which I have to at this point and with every new review the number increases. I know that by sending a review, you withdraw all your rights to said review to imdb and I can live with that, but that you make it impossible for the more/most prolific writers to even gain access to their work is a negative deal breaker for me. If it needs to be and seemingly it does, then I say bye to imdb and may you get lucky with all your changes. I won't be an active part of that anymore though.
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sorry this was supposed to be in the review change topic, my bad
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled IMDB has broken their system so badly I can't even add a title to my recommended ....

Un Chien Andalou (1929) is a great surrealist film and some would say it is the most important surrealist film of all time!

So it's a real pity that I can't add it to my recommended movies list!

This is yet another example of how the recent changes to the system have ruined everything.

To say I'm disappointed is the understatement of the year.

How will IMDB be ruined next? Don't bother finding out, JUMP SHIP!!!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled IMDb lists.

Andy: There is a way to add Un chien andalou to one of your lists.

Go to the page for the film at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020530/.

To the left of the title, you should see a chevron-like symbol with a plus sign (circled in red by me in the illustration below). Hover the cursor over the plus sign and you should see a list below that of all your lists. Click on the name of the list you want to add the film to, and it will be added to that list.



Notwithstanding this, I agree with you that it should be possible to add the film to the list by starting from the list page.

I hope this helps. Good luck!

Note: This conversation was created from a reply on: IMDB has broken their system so badly I can't even add a title to my recommended ....
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled IMDb lists.

You have just removed the ability to find a movie by URL when adding it to my movies. And the remaining search function can't find this film: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4545982/r...

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Good news: you can still add it using the title id, namely tt4545982.
Also, I believe IMDb is working on getting short films and tv episodes working properly in the Add Title box of Edit mode. Don't know about supporting URL's there, although it would be nice.

Also, if you were willing to view the title page in standard mode, controlled in Site Settings:
uncheck  "Always display full cast and crew credits" (I think you have this one on)
uncheck  "Show reference view (old title/name page layout)"
then you could also add to a list directly from the Title page, because you would see something like this next to the title when you mouseover the bookmark(+) icon:
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Please re-incorporate 'Your Rating' into exported lists!!!

Upon opening the spreadsheet, I've noticed this column is no longer there, and it was highly useful for calculating averages. Now, no such thing is possible without the terrible task of adding ratings up one by one!
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I really liked the graphic of the years in the lists and the raitings, too bad that was removed
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ME TOO (As Charlize Theron would say). These graphs for years, ratings, number of votes were lovely. Also star-meter and date of birth for people's lists are necessary.
Yesterday, I made 10 new entries in a list of 300 tiltes and tried to put them in the correct (chronological) order. ... Don't ask. It wasn't easy. If you move an entry from position 120 to 110 it works. If you move it from 110 to 120, it will go to 119. In the previous system if you wanted to enter a new item in Page 2 you would go there, the item appeared at the bottom of page and you could drag and drop it where you want. Now it will appear at the end, e.g. at position 1001, you'll have to go there and enter a position e.g. 162 you cannot see anymore.
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By the way this type of problem remains
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Adding new items to a specific rank in a list.

How can I put a new movie title at specific spot in a list? i.e. In my list Best to Worst Horror movies of this decade (2010-2019)...I want to add & put the netflix movie 1922 (2017) at the 95th spot...but how should I do?
Previously it was easy...I just need to go the page of first 100 movies and then add it there and drag & drop. But now it seems quite impossible to do so and that's very frustrating. I can't able to update my listing.
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I just Edited my list of 1781 titles, and moved the last entry to position 1681. HOWEVER, it did NOTHING if I left the comma in the number. It ONLY moved when I deleted the comma.

IMDb: THIS IS A PREVIOUSLY REPORTED BUG. WILL YOU FIX THIS?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Anybody else having problems editing their lists? I no longer can change my list ....

I've been creating a long list of ranking movies, and now I can't change the order of the films I add to the list. Anything added only goes to the bottom of the list and cannot be moved to a different location in the list. I've tried edits on multiple devices, so I know it isn't the computer I am using. Is anybody else having this issue? Anybody have suggestions on how to fix it?
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I just Edited my list of 1781 titles, and moved the last entry to position 1681. HOWEVER, it did NOTHING if I left the comma in the number. It ONLY moved when I deleted the comma.

IMDb: THIS IS A PREVIOUSLY REPORTED BUG. WILL YOU FIX THIS?
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Thanks -- there is a bug open for this. 
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We have written & tested a fix for this; if all goes to plan it will go live later today, however, it could be delayed due to the holidays. 
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Col, is there going to be a fix for editing?  As of now, we can't move list items from one position to another as we used to, only type in the number of the position we want to moved to, click edit and see how it looks, having to edit again if it needs changing. As you can imagine, making new lists, where you've got to move dozens if not hundreds of items around, will be absolutely chaos unless it goes back to the way it was.
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I need a 1 line, very compact view!! The new way lists are presented I cannot use at all, and I have now stopped using the site. Bye!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Accents displayed as HTML code in links..

I've encountered a strange issue with accents in a title link, in a list i created.
On my IMdB user page, the title link is OK:


But in the full page list, the accent in the title are displayed in HTML code.
Morover, the year of the movie is not shown in the link:



I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Windows 8.1.
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Hi, Pascal Guillen. A number of subscribers have repeatedly pointed out the exact same display bug, and not once has it be acknowledged by the IMDb staff in the slightest, in regards to IMDb user reviews. The problem is also present in a number of Plot Synopses and Parents Guides. Somebody in the company did, however, finally fix this in regards to title FAQ pages. The items you have circled/highlighted are known as markup character entity references.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled IMDb lists.

Mr. Needham: PLEASE go back to the old format(s)! I can't find anything/can't organize my lists b/c the click-and-drag feature is gone! Who's idea was this?! If it ain't broke DON'T fix it!

Name/title linking is now IMPOSSIBLE! It took me much-longer to link names to make sure I didn't repeat a name! Do YOU know who is nm=0000129 is off the top of your head? Give up? It's Tom Cruise! PLEASE return to (qv) format!

Judging by the responses, if you DO NOT return to the old format(s), you'll lose TONS of contributors -- including me!

Note: This conversation was created from a reply on: Update to User Reviews.
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We definitely need a preview mode to see if we got the right link.
And it's not nm=stuff.
It's [link=nm0000129].
Until a preview mode is provided, I open a list of mine in a second tab, and paste what I'm contributing into a comment field to see how it displays.

It's miserable, but I wasn't a fan of the old system.  To disambiguate in the (qv) system meant opening the name page of my intended credit and noting which Roman numeral was by their name.

But now I need to see if my paragraph was composed correctly. Preview Please?
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Karen, Murray Chapman, and Col,

Problem Report:
Disparity Between Count for a List and The Count for the List on a User's List Page

The number of items shown for this list is clearly 35.
Favorite Horror Movie Poster
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls025575976/
 
However, on pere-25366's list page (http://www.imdb.com/user/ur64640683/lists), the number of items is shown as 36.

This is causing problems with poll administration, since the poll admin tool appears to use the count from the user list page. Polls are limited to 35 choices. This means that this poll cannot be updated (re-pushed) until the problem is corrected. The poll admin tool returns an error message.

This problem may be isolated to this image list. So far, I have not found another list with this problem.

A related problem is that the user ID is displaying instead of the user name:
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur64640683/lists


The ID displaying instead of the user name appears to be a problem for all users.
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Karen, Murray Chapman, and Col,

There is a similar problem that occurs with character lists. If a user replaces a missing image in a list with a new image, the missing image is still present in the list.

This has led to a problem with an update (re-push) of an existing poll:
Poll: Black Actors in Traditionally White Roles

The author of this poll replaced an image that disappeared with an existing image in her list: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls062019258/

The list shows that there are 23 images in the list. However, her list of list page indicates there are 24 images in that list.
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur6008083/lists
The user (Jen) requested a re-push (update) to this poll. After the re-push both the new image (position #14) and the missing image (#15) were included in the update to the poll.

Poll: Black Actors in Traditionally White Roles
http://www.imdb.com/poll/6mHbyKdIF6E/

As a result, The Manchurian Candidate (2004) now appears twice in the poll.


Unfortunately, this causes a misalignment of the choice with the poll counts. Any votes on this poll after the re-push will be assigned to the wrong choice. Currently there are 693 votes in this poll.

http://www.imdb.com/poll/6mHbyKdIF6E/results

I've sent an email to the IMDb Editor Staff member requesting that this poll be temporarily closed until this problem with character lists is corrected.

Since this is the New Years holiday weekend, I expect that there is reduced IMDb staff. If Murray is available this weekend, I would appreciate it if he could close the poll.
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Thanks for the details.  We have updated the ticket. 
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Col, this is a late thank you for updating the ticket to reflect this additional facet of the problem. The IMDb Editors were able to close Jen's (yrnej) poll before it received additional votes. Once the problem is resolved so that the number of items agree, we will re-push this poll (Poll: Black Actors in Traditionally White Roles) and ask the IMDb editors to re-open the poll.
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Sorry for the delay ... both aspects of the problem have been resolved now.  We validate on input and it is possible to see (and remove) invalid items later. 
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Col,

Thanks. I was able to independently verify that I can see and remove invalid items.

For those who need to remove invalid items from an image list.

1. Edit the image list. The items will be marked, "This item does not exist". For example:


2. Select the items.

3. Click delete.

4. Click Done at the top of the page.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Unable to remove films from my list???.

Since today or yesterday, I'm unable to remove a film from my 2019 - Most Anticipated list (since one titled was moved to 2020). How come this simple function is not available anymore??? Surely this IT Supporter must have overlooked something? Or I can't believe my own eyes.


Best regards.
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Hi Thomas,

I'm assuming that you are doing this from the IMDb web page. This functionality is slightly different for mobile devices.

Please follow these steps to remove a title from a title list.

1. Make certain you are logged into your account.
2. Go to the list page you wish to edit.
3. Click the three vertical dots. Three options should appear:
  • Edit
  • Export
  • Settings
4. Click Edit. You should see the list with check boxes in front of the titles.
5. Click the boxes of the titles you wish to delete. You should see a blue check in those boxes. The links for MOVE TO COPY TO and DELETE should become active.
6. Click DELETE.You should see a dialogue box asking:
Are you sure you want to delete?
7. Click DELETE in the dialogue box. The titles should be deleted from the page.
8. Click the blue DONE button.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled The new system crashes constantly..

Everytime I try to access a list of mine, I scroll down and the system immediately crashes. 
The new changes are the absolute worst!
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I'm sorry to hear that, Gus Kras. I've, however, no idea what could be going wrong.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lists from imdb.

Wy imdb put down the rss feed form lists? For my surprise I verify that this is put down from imdb...
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Probably due to excessive bandwidth consumption. I don't know.
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I suspect that the IMDb Technical Staff completely rewrote the list functionality and did not consider including the RSS feed for lists in the rewrite specifications.
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For the love of God! Bad strategy! The rss lists is very a very good macnism for fhe popularization of the site! Bad idea!