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Steven

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Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 19, 2017 8:26 AM
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After I have uploaded the cover, I changed a word in the title and it did not automatically change the cover. How is a cover edited after it has been uploaded? Start over completely? I ask because I like the cover picture and do not see it available anymore. Please advise. I looked in help pages and could not find how to edit....something about double clicking on the pic but is not working. Thank you in advance for your advice.
Donna St Felix

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 19, 2017 8:46 AM   in response to: Steven in response to: Steven
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Steven wrote:
After I have uploaded the cover, I changed a word in the title and it did not automatically change the cover. How is a cover edited after it has been uploaded? Start over completely? I ask because I like the cover picture and do not see it available anymore. Please advise. I looked in help pages and could not find how to edit....something about double clicking on the pic but is not working. Thank you in advance for your advice.

Go to the Bookshelf and to your book. Go to the cover area (far right area - click) and upload the new cover over the old one.
Cynthia E. Hurst

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 19, 2017 9:16 AM   in response to: Steven in response to: Steven
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You can't 'edit' a cover once it is uploaded. As Donna says, you have to make the changes to the original cover on your computer, then upload the new version, which will replace the old one.
cdalebrittain

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 19, 2017 10:19 AM   in response to: Steven in response to: Steven
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Did you use the Cover Creator? You will have to make a new cover through the CC and upload that over the original. An image you used before in the CC should still be available. There are a lot of images there.
Pete Ruiz

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 20, 2017 6:00 AM   in response to: cdalebrittain in response to: cdalebrittain
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I did the suggested method and my new cover even though it says successfully uploaded hasn't changed even though the changes went live.

Does it just take some time to actually change?
Donna St Felix

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 20, 2017 7:40 AM   in response to: Pete Ruiz in response to: Pete Ruiz
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Pete Ruiz wrote:
I did the suggested method and my new cover even though it says successfully uploaded hasn't changed even though the changes went live.

Does it just take some time to actually change?


It can take about a week to show the change on screen. Call it the system catching up with itself.
Pete Ruiz

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 20, 2017 8:47 AM   in response to: Donna St Felix in response to: Donna St Felix
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Great to know. I figured that may be the case. My description updated quick, though. I'll give it a bit more time. Thanks for the info!
Mrs Barbara Mon...

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 21, 2017 2:07 AM   in response to: Pete Ruiz in response to: Pete Ruiz
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Did your cover eventually update? I am having the same issue :)
Pete Ruiz

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 21, 2017 7:50 AM   in response to: Mrs Barbara Mon... in response to: Mrs Barbara Mon...
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It has been 2 days and it hasn't updated.
Pete Ruiz

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Posted: May 21, 2017 8:19 AM   in response to: Mrs Barbara Mon... in response to: Mrs Barbara Mon...
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I did see that the cover did update when my book is purchased, but the display cover has not updated.
Pete Ruiz

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Re: Cover Uploaded Successfully - How to edit?
Posted: May 22, 2017 5:01 AM   in response to: Mrs Barbara Mon... in response to: Mrs Barbara Mon...
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I went ahead and resubmitted the cover and within 24hrs it updated on Amazon too.
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