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Most Issues of MAGIC Magazine are Now Live in the Genii Archive

Postby Richard Kaufman » February 7th, 2018, 11:52 am

Just a note to let all Genii readers know that we have finally, after many delays beyond my control, have almost all 25 years of MAGIC magazine live in our archive. Enjoy and subscribe.
www.geniimagazine.com
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Postby Q. Kumber » February 7th, 2018, 2:47 pm

That is great news. However I haven't been able to locate where they are. Any clues, please?

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Postby Andres Reynoso » February 7th, 2018, 2:55 pm

Great news, but as Q. Kumber I couldn't locate them (on a desktop)

Some days ago, clicking over "issues" button opened the window with all the Genii issues and at the left was visible the names Genii and Magic. There I could switch between both magazines and select some Magic covers, but issues didn't open correctly.

Now I have logged in but the bar with Genii/Magic isn't displayed.
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Postby Tom Gilbert » February 7th, 2018, 3:29 pm

Worked for me on a desktop, all issues available. Although, scanning a few showed problems with pages not showing up.

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Postby Evan Shuster » February 7th, 2018, 6:01 pm

I see it when viewing from app on my Kindle, but haven't checked from desktop yet.

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Postby erdnasephile » February 7th, 2018, 6:01 pm

I am the dunce: I opened the archive from within an issue of genii and got to the screen with all the years listed, but can't find the MAGIC issues. Can anyone please help?

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Postby Q. Kumber » February 7th, 2018, 6:47 pm

I had been searching under "Archive".

Instead go to any of the recent issues and then on the vertical bar on the right of the webpage, click "Issues" and a link will show for either GENII or MAGIC.

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Postby Jack Shalom » February 7th, 2018, 7:41 pm

It's still pretty buggy and frustrating from where I sit. MacAir laptop. Lots of random navigating to get to a proper link, and then any given page may or may not load.

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Postby erdnasephile » February 7th, 2018, 8:42 pm

Q. Kumber wrote:I had been searching under "Archive".

Instead go to any of the recent issues and then on the vertical bar on the right of the webpage, click "Issues" and a link will show for either GENII or MAGIC.


So I tried this with Chrome: I opened the Max Maven issue, and clicked the "Issues Icon" on the vertical bar. However, all that came up was an open window with thumbnails of all of the Genii issues shown. No link for MAGIC showed up. What am I doing wrong please?

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Postby Tom Gilbert » February 7th, 2018, 9:33 pm

erdnasephile, not seeing the option for Magic Magazine any more.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » February 7th, 2018, 10:00 pm

How odd. MAGIC is no longer showing up on my browser either.

The issues of MAGIC are all there in the App. Go to the three dots in the black bar at the bottom right. Tap that. At the top you will see a drop down menu to chose either Genii or MAGIC.
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Postby Edwin Corrie » February 8th, 2018, 3:12 am

I find if I click on "Issues" in the vertical menu bar on the right it usually shows just the Genii issue thumbnails. Sometimes there's also a tab for MAGIC; other times there isn't, but then if I click on "Issues" in the toolbar thing at the top left (Issues, Help, Contact, Settings) the two tabs for Genii and MAGIC tabs reappear. Having said that, although the MAGIC issue thumbnails are shown they don't load when I click on them.

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Postby Ian Kendall » February 8th, 2018, 6:23 am

There's an interesting bit of code under the Issues page which might be doing something; if you inspect the link for the Issues tab at the top of the grid page, you get this:

Without knowing the database design on the back end, it would be hard to know what to change in the link to see the Magic magazines, but reading through this, it does seem that Genii is hard coded into the page.

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Postby erdnasephile » February 8th, 2018, 9:55 am

Edwin Corrie wrote:I find if I click on "Issues" in the vertical menu bar on the right it usually shows just the Genii issue thumbnails. Sometimes there's also a tab for MAGIC; other times there isn't, but then if I click on "Issues" in the toolbar thing at the top left (Issues, Help, Contact, Settings) the two tabs for Genii and MAGIC tabs reappear. Having said that, although the MAGIC issue thumbnails are shown they don't load when I click on them.


Mr. Corrie: Pictured below is what I see when I open an issue of Genii in a browser. I can't see the "toolbar thing at the top left" which you are referring to. Do I need to change the view somehow?
Thanks!

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Postby erdnasephile » February 8th, 2018, 9:59 am

Oh, OK, I think I get it:

First, Click Options on the right vertical toolbar and this window opens:
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Then Click Issues in the new window:
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Then Select Genii or MAGIC

As posted above, thumbnails of MAGIC show, but no joy when it comes to opening up some of the issues so far.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » February 8th, 2018, 11:48 am

Just looked on my iPad. All issues of MAGIC are there (except for a few) and all open with no problem. I just about 25 random issues from different years.
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Postby Andres Reynoso » February 8th, 2018, 1:56 pm

I have tried with my Android Smartphone and seems to work fine with Magic Magazine, but in desktop continues hidden the menu to switch between Magic and Genii.

Evan Shuster wrote:I see it when viewing from app on my Kindle, but haven't checked from desktop yet.


It could be read on a Kindle? What kind of Kindle? I still discovering things on mine :P
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Postby Stephen Burton » February 8th, 2018, 5:26 pm

Worked well on my iPad as well, including opening the issues and perusing their contents.

What a fantastic resource!! After years of collecting these issues and seeing them stack up endlessly I can now for the price of Genii subscription have access to all the Magic and Genii issues ever printed! I've already spent too many hours looking through them and will continue to do so. Congratulations to the Genii staff on this project and for making it available.

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Postby Ted M » February 8th, 2018, 6:08 pm

I'm glad this is receiving active focus and is getting closer.

Earlier today I could see the MAGIC cover thumbnails, but the only one I tried to open failed to load. It also froze my browser tab. That was using the Chrome browser on Windows 7.

Currently I don't see the MAGIC issues at all.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » February 8th, 2018, 6:41 pm

If the MAGIC tab appears and disappears, then they must be working on it.
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Postby Evan Shuster » February 10th, 2018, 12:29 pm

Andres Reynoso wrote:I have tried with my Android Smartphone and seems to work fine with Magic Magazine, but in desktop continues hidden the menu to switch between Magic and Genii.

Evan Shuster wrote:I see it when viewing from app on my Kindle, but haven't checked from desktop yet.


It could be read on a Kindle? What kind of Kindle? I still discovering things on mine :P


I should have been more specific... it is a Kindle Fire tablet.

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Postby Edwin Corrie » February 26th, 2018, 11:02 am

Is anyone else still having trouble viewing the MAGIC issues? I now find I usually get the covers, but when I try to go into an issue it won't load at all. Or else it does load, and all the pages appear as thumbnails, but when I try to get the full view most of the pages are blank. I've tried from both PC and Mac, and still no luck. Is there some kind of setting I need to change?

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Postby Philippe Billot » February 26th, 2018, 12:05 pm

Same thing for me. It's impossible to read a full issue. Some pages can't be load.
What can we do?

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Postby Chris Aguilar » February 26th, 2018, 5:45 pm

Having decent luck with the Android app. However, the desktop /web works great for Genii issues but for magic issues it's either ungodly slow or won't load it all for many issues.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » February 26th, 2018, 7:15 pm

I've had the area containing the issues of MAGIC shut off until more bugs are worked out.
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Re: Most Issues of MAGIC Magazine are Now Live in the Genii Archive

Postby Edwin Corrie » February 27th, 2018, 2:26 am

Thanks Richard, and glad it wasn't just me. It'll definitely be worth the wait.


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