Book Merge via Keyboard Shortcut Not Working

Bug #1390901 reported by Francois Schwartz on 2014-11-09
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Bug Description

First noted in Calilbre 2.8.
Also appears in Calibre 2.9.
Ubuntu 14.04.

Launch Calibre Library.
Run Find Duplicates plugin 1.6.2 by Grant Drake

Configure duplicate search as
- Select Find Book Duplicates
- Search Type = Title/Author
- Title matching = Similar
- Author matching = Similar
Click OK
List of possible duplicates are returned.
Select Duplicate book 1, ctrl click to select Duplicate book 2
Press M (for merge) on keyboard

In Calibre 2.7 and earlier the 2 books would merge into another
No merging takes place...

Remapping the keyboard shortcut under Preferences - Change Calibre Behaviour - Keyboard - Edit Metadata... unexpected behaviour persists.

Click Edit Metadata icon - Merge Book Records - Merge into first selected book, delete others - then 2 books merge as expected.

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Fix Released
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