COLLECTION?

Please tell me how to publish a collection.

Question by Simran Sharma   |  last reply


Collections?? Answered

Can you still do collections? Cause they aren't showing up on my profile page.

Question by -moonglade   |  last reply


Collection

How do I add an instructable to a collection?

Question by Hyperballoon11   |  last reply


Collectibles

I have a very good coin collections my father left me.  I'm not really into coins, and would like to unload them to someone who has a good knowledge about coins.  He collected these coins while how was in WWIi.  Here is a description of what I have:   I have around 20 silver dimes that are so old, the dates have rubbed off. There is one dime dated 1907.  I have one Morgan dollar-date 1917.  I have several buffalo nickels.  I have the following silver quarters: 1952' 1954, 1947, 1942, (2) 1943, 1956, 1941, 1946, 1944, 1942, 1954, 1963, 1961, 1957, 1950, 1944, 1960, 1924, 1907, 1951, 1964, 1936, 1955.  I have several silver dimes, nickels, and quarters where the date has been rubbed off.  I have not "clean" the coins or "polished."  I would just like a "ballpark" amount of the coins I have....

Topic by wareaglesusanbf   |  last reply


Collections are now "Draft Collections?

Why are all my Collections now "draft collections"?  How do I change them back to regular collections? 

Topic by Jacob Dambergs   |  last reply


Collection bug

When I try to add an ible to one of my collections, I get an error. Also when I try to unpublish or save the collection the error occures. It's only this one, the other collections are fine. I'm using a mac, 10.6.8 and Firefox, latest version

Topic by Tipple   |  last reply


Adding to Collection

I am new to this and I have set up a collection which is in drafts at the moment.  When I try to add instructables to it by clicking on the +COLLECTION button on what I want to add, nothing happens and nothing is added to the collection. Please can someone tell me what I am doing wrong. Regards

Topic by maxemoo   |  last reply


Recent Collections

I just published my first collection today, and I've noticed that it doesn't show up in the recent feed when "all types" is selected. You have to choose collections only in order to be able to see recent collections. I also noticed that none of the recent collections have been featured. Obviously they don't all deserve to be featured, but it seems like collections may be getting neglected because they aren't showing up on the recent feed. 

Topic by Brooklyntonia   |  last reply


Collection Help

Hello, I need help collecting things for my rainbow loom fun collection. I will be collecting from now to 1/31/14. if I do not have enough I will say so on my orangeboard and will continue to stretch the date until I  collect enough instructables. please leave a comment saying something like  "I think some of my instructables will help your collection". again, I need help collecting rainbow loom instructables for my collection and I will be collecting until 1/31/14. If I do not have enough instructables I will extend the date and will say so on my profile and orangeboard.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     please help me collect instructables for my collection.                                                                                         thank you.

Topic by marionpixie 


COLLECTIONS & CUSTOMIZATION

 Im interested in the motivations behind people collecting things, the value that these objects have to the owner and how these objects are displayed within the home environment. Any pictures you could take of your own 'collections' of objects ( these could be anything from stamps to vinyl toys to fabrics etc) would be great too. Im interested in whether an emotional bond with the collection grows with the amount of objects in the collection. How people interact with their collections? Any rituals performed around your collections? etc any help would be awesome comments feedback etc. Are there any social aspects of collecting which are important to you? -cheers  chris

Topic by mustcreate   |  last reply


Sort collections

Howdy, It would be really nice if we could sort the order of our collections. :)

Topic by XcntrK   |  last reply


what are collections?

Question by Tavinj   |  last reply


collecting gas

Hey everyone my freind is needed to collect and store 50ml of any gas she chooses and well, we have no idea how to do it. any ideas???? it can be any gas just as long as its a simple easy way to get the gas thanks :)

Topic by amyyy   |  last reply


Adding to Collections

Just wanted to post some feedback. After being away from Instructables for a while, I was trying to figure out how to add an 'ible to my collection, and had to google the answer. I hadn't even noticed the dot menu until that point, even after scrolling up and down the page and refreshing a few times. This process could be made more transparent.

Topic by KennethM4   |  last reply


Collections - a problem?

First off, this post is in no way targeted at any specific authors, and is just a piece of opinionated feedback. However, I will make reference to the data that I found about certain users. I love Instructables. Specifically, I love being able to browse the recent section, to see what fantastic ideas people have come up with and shared with the world. However, I hate being confronted by a wall of 'Collections' - it really does bug me! It is not new work - yes, it can make it convenient to look at recipes that all use tofu, or DIY quadrocopter plans to compare them, but it is not new content! I don't want to be offensive, but when you make 88 collections in under 2 weeks, it comes across like you're just begging/spamming for votes and don't have anything useful to add of your own design/ I propose a filter, that would allow you to remove collections from your viewing on 'Recent', to stop them clogging up the page if you so wish - not a policy change to stop collections from appearing, but an option to do so.  As a separate proposal, I suggest that the views for collections be disabled, to discourage spamming, and promote original content. I'd love some feedback from others, so please do chip in. If you want, you can PM me if you have the desire for a more private conversation. Cheers, S.

Topic by SanjayBeast   |  last reply


Instructables collection

1ST of all i want to say that i LOVE instructables and am kind of adicted to it but 1 thing let me down-you cant win on a contest if you dont live in:Usa,Canada,UK,australia please make it worldwide it wil make a very nice addition

Topic by Ilija Miljkovac   |  last reply


Why can't i post a collection of collections? Answered

I just tried to post a collection of collections but when i clicked on "publish" it said "oops, something went wrong." I don't know whether this is just a gliche in the system or that it is just bot possible. If someone could come up with ideas or answers on this subject that would be great :-)

Question by DIYWEAPONS   |  last reply


What is Collection in Instructables?

After reading some explanations about Collections, I still don't get. Could anyone please explain what is Collection in instructable, and what is used for? Why I can edit the collections, which are someone's published instructables? Is there any official guide about how to use Collection? Thanks.

Topic by penguin007   |  last reply


Can't delete collection

[Win 7 - Chrome] Like the title says I can't delete a (draft) collection for a long time now. There is no option to do so, only edit and there is nothing there to delete. or am I missing something?

Topic by Metalfist   |  last reply


Bug: Collection "Electronics" not editable

Hello, I've created my first collection naming it "Electronics", and added some instructables and published it. Now I get an error when I try to edit it or add something in it. I'm using Firefox for Windows 8. After this collection, I've created several ones and they work well. So I've created a collection named "Electronics Cool" to substitute the broken one, and it works well. You can safetly delete collection "Electronics". Thank you very much, Denis

Topic by denis74hd   |  last reply


How to move a project between Collections?

As I am building my collections, I find that some projects are more suitable in another collection. I know I can open each project and save it to another collection, then go back and delete it from the first collection. Is there a way to mass select and move projects between collections?

Question by DIYSmurf   |  last reply


How do I make a collection?

I can't figure out how to make a collection! Can somebody help me? 

Topic by booknerd15   |  last reply


Error Adding to Collection. Please try again. ?

Everytime I try to add a new instructable to my Collection. I always displays "Error Adding to Collection. Please try again.". Is there a limit on the number of instructables inside a collection?

Question by 2elev8   |  last reply


What is a "collection" and how does one use it?

What are "collections?"  I can't find any info other than how many I have.  How do I create one, what goes in it and what would I use it for?

Topic by dgateley   |  last reply


Cannot publish collection - "Ooops! Something went wrong"

When I try to publish a collection, I get the following error message. "Oops!  Something went wrong." Is there a known solution to this problem?

Topic by gregorylouie   |  last reply


How does one access things on 'Collection' list??

Sure it's probably a tech bug....but been adding instructables to a 'collection' for about a year.....just went back to re read some of them, only to find that left or right click does not work....although they're all listed there....so presumably not meant to be like that/ wasting my time in building said collection? ;-)

Question by Jake Maverick   |  last reply


Why do I keep getting an error message when I try to add to my collection?

Every time I try to add an item to my collection, I get an error message saying there has been an error adding it to the collection. I try a bunch, same thing.

Question by mtnkttn   |  last reply


Can't edit collection

I published a new collection.  During the time it took to publish it, I got "an error has occurred".  Now when I go into the collection and hit edit or try to add an additional page to the collection, I get "Something unexpected happened! If the error keeps occurring, file a bug report!"

Topic by mlarussa   |  last reply


Error adding to collection

I have several collections of little items I like, and lately when I try to add more Instructables to it, it says "error adding to collection". Also I think some of the Instructables have disappeared from my Altoids tins collection. Has anyone else had this problem? Can it be fixed?

Topic by tinyweasel   |  last reply


Error adding to collection

One of my collections is malfunctioning, it's called "Altoids Tins". When I try to add more things to it it says "error adding to collection". I have made a new version of the collection but I can't unpublish the old one, and if I delete items it doesn't work. Also many items have disappeared from it. I have given up on trying to fix it since I have the new collection, but I would at least like to delete it. Can you help?

Topic by tinyweasel   |  last reply


delete draft collection

I hate it to start a new forumtopic when there is already one open with this topic, but that one wasn't helpful so i accidentally made a draft collection twice and have no idea how to delete this. https://www.instructables.com/id/OO77N4II67S9MSV/ ps: sorry for my bad english it is not my native language

Topic by andr3wtx   |  last reply


Collections Feature Request

Please can we have... The ability to delete our own collections, especially the draft ones. The ability to flag collections for spam etc, as we do for Instructables and Forum topics. ... pretty please?

Topic by Kiteman   |  last reply


Change Collection Icon

I don't see a way to change the collection Icon, ie, primary image and three side images. It's pretty much stuck the way it is and I want to change it to make it look different than other member's collection.  Please help. My collection is "Got Wood" - Wooden Gadgets.

Topic by alcurb 


Collection Edit Issue

OS: Yosemite Vers. 10.10.1  Browser: Google Chrome Vers. 40.0.2214.94  URL: https://www.instructables.com/editCollection/OVAKWKMI5THTW7A  Screenshot: http://s13.postimg.org/a0ucj1gzr/Screen_Shot_2015_02_11_at_9_48_33_AM.png  Issue: I can view my collection, called Woodworking, but whenever I click "edit", I see the unknown error issue. I have tried clearing my browser cache as well as signing out and logging in again. Still the same issue.

Topic by ananibunny   |  last reply


Change Collection Icon

I don't see a way to change the collection Icon, ie, primary image and three side images. It's pretty much stuck the way it is and I want to change it to make it look different than other member's collection.  Am I missing something?  Please help.

Topic by alcurb   |  last reply


Can't edit a collection

I made this collection some time ago. At first, when I tried to edit it, it would open up, but it would get stuck in the loading screen, with the dots moving across. I tried again, the same thing happened. The next day, the same thing happened. Then, a short time later, when I open the editor, the site shows the "404: We're sorry, things break sometimes" error. So now I can't even delete the collection.

Topic by Techno_Bot01   |  last reply


Can't edit Collection

Hi, I made a collection (https://www.instructables.com/id/useful-stuff/ ) that can not be edited or unpublished. I addition, the graphical feedback after trying to add something was quite misleading by showing a green checkmark along with the error statement (see image below) Sorry for crossposting the topic to the FAQ section (in https://www.instructables.com/community/How-to-edit-my-Collections/ ) - I now realize that it must be a bug. I also tried to reproduce the error by making a new collection with the same content. However, this new collection can edited and unpublished without any problems. Any ideas? Best wishes, Lars

Topic by ljohann   |  last reply


Unable to Edit Collections

Well, long story short, I can't edit my collections at all. I get this 'error, something happened' screen and it doesn't matter what device or browser I use. I know this issue has been brought up before but it hasn't been worked on since. Hopefully a few more drops in the bucket will convince the techs to look into it or at least respond with 'we're working on it'.

Topic by thousand-man   |  last reply


Collections? Favorites? Shortcuts?

I have just started getting involved with this site, and I noticed I could put an Instructable project in a "collection" or I could mark it a "favorite".  I decided to try putting the two related Instructables I was looking at into a Collection for myself, just to be able to find them again. It says I have a "draft" that is not "published".  Perhaps I am not understanding the purpose of Collections.  Are they something that others are supposed to look at and find useful somehow?  What exactly is the intended purpose of this function? Should I just have marked the two Instructables "favorite"?  There are also "shortcuts"?  These were both electronics related, and decided I might conceivably also find myself wanting to save food or woodworking Instructables as well, and I thought it might be nice to be able to sort them, so I used the "collection" function instead.  Do I have to eventually publish these?  Can i just have a bunch of personal collections to sort things I want to be able to find again?  I guess I could have just bookmarked them in my browser too... I really couldn't find any information on the site about what Collections are supposed to be or be for.  Is there a guide to how to use this site? Input or informational links from the community are appreciated. Thanks!  Alison

Topic by overboardgirl   |  last reply


Collection Comments Bug

I tried searching for this but nothing seemed to come up that applied so I'm not sure if I'm the only one experiencing this. It's also quite possible I'm missing the obvious and someone could point it out to me and make me feel very stupid. When I go to my "collections" page it tells me that I have two comments on my Assassin's Creed collection (https://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-7/). When I go to the collection I don't see those comments anywhere. In fact, I don't even see a comment box where someone could have commented, nor do I see a button that might open that option. Am I missing something?

Topic by The Rambler   |  last reply


Views gone on collections? Answered

Why don't the views show up on the collections anymore? I noticed this when I posted a few collections and I couldn't keep tabs on them easily.

Question by JM1999   |  last reply


Views gone on collections

Why don't the views show up on the collections anymore? I noticed this when I posted a few collections and I couldn't keep tabs on them easily.

Topic by JM1999   |  last reply


Guides updated to Collections

How do I upload a picture to use as the icon for any collection I create?  There doesn't appear to be any way to do this.  Also one of the guides/collections I did create, the picture has gone and I can't load another.

Topic by bricabracwizard   |  last reply


Adding to my collection

I found an instrucable that I want to add to my collection. How do I do that?

Question by Gromo9   |  last reply


Deleting a draft collection?

I accidentally created a copy of one of my draft collections, anyone know how to get rid of it?

Question by DerDok   |  last reply


Instructables Collection Update

I think it high time that the Instructables crew redesigned the collections aspect of the site, the collections are full of odd behaviour, missing features and bugs that need to be resolved I have compiled a few issues which should be addressed, comment if you think this is an important issue and with any bugs not listed below. - Newly created collections often won't appear under profile tab until the user has logged out and logged back in. - Collections have no clear way to add a custom cover photo - No way to delete a published or unpublished collection - Collections occasionally getting deleted for no apparent reason I believe the Instructables team should address this issue very soon, just the presence of your comment can help bring this to the attention of the Instructables staff.

Topic by jackreno11 


Collect from draft?

Ive done with all my photos ext, but cant save or get a function to collect from draft so that my invention is published.

Question by heeps   |  last reply


Can't publish a collection.

Hi, I am having a problem trying to publish a collection. When I hit publish, I get an error message that says "Opps, something went wrong!". If I click the x on the message the message goes a way but the Publish Your Collection pop up stays with a cursor that spins forever. Please look at the screenshot for reference. Here is as much information as I can provide. Collection id is OYNUVW5IAWDJBHYU, currently listed as a draft collection. Slackware Linux 14.1 Firefox 31.7.0 Chromium 43.0.2357.130 (64 bit) https://www.instructables.com/editCollection/OYNUVW5IAWDJBHY The steps to reproduce this is: Select You -> Drafts Find my Collection and press draft (url above). Press Publish Press Publish on Choose Cover Image pop up. I get the error message.

Topic by galen   |  last reply


Can't publish a collection?

Hi all,I'm trying to publish a few collections in the teachers section that I have as draft in my account and every time I get the "oops something went wrong" error. I have really no idea where to start. Anyone having the same problem?Rolf

Question by Rolf Hut   |  last reply


Unable to Edit Collection

I have a Windows Vista Computer, and am using the Firefox browser. For some reason I'm not able to edit the Survival themed collection I have published. When I click on the edit button on its page, I get the error screen. I also can't add instructables to it directly from the page of the instructable I want to add. It keeps giving me errors, and I've tried several different instructables with the same results. The funny thing is, All my other published collections are still working fine. Can you please help me with this?

Topic by Diamond Dragon