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Old 02-24-2009, 04:57 PM   #4
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calibre does not change the metadata in the files stored in its database, for two reasons

1) Sometimes changing metadata can result ina corrupted file
2) It would significantly slow down GUI operations

However, whenever you use the Save to disk or Send to device functions, claibre creates a copy of the book in its database with the updated metadata.
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