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Old 09-04-2009, 04:19 PM   #1
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Hi,
I just got my PRS-600. Its been fun so far, but I've been having trouble with the titles. I read a lot of scientific papers and when I download a bunch of them into the e-reader, all sorts of weird titles appear. Some of them show the doi code (which is like a permanent web link for a scientific paper) and others show the company name etc instead of the file name as the title. Is there anyway to force it use the file name as the title?

I tried calibre but I had to edit metatags manually to get it to work.
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Old 09-04-2009, 07:16 PM   #2
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Hi,
I just got my PRS-600. Its been fun so far, but I've been having trouble with the titles. I read a lot of scientific papers and when I download a bunch of them into the e-reader, all sorts of weird titles appear. Some of them show the doi code (which is like a permanent web link for a scientific paper) and others show the company name etc instead of the file name as the title. Is there anyway to force it use the file name as the title?

I tried calibre but I had to edit metatags manually to get it to work.
It always uses the metadata, not the filename.
There's a workaround though.
You can batch-process your files in calibre. If the metadata does exist, you can process hundreds of files that way. If it doesn't exist, unfortunately you have to add it manually.
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Is there some software that converts the metadata title to the filename?
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Is there some software that converts the metadata title to the filename?
It depends on the file format. There are some tools around, but each of them only covers a specific file format.
On Sony 600, you're probably using PDF or ePUB?
What's your source format?
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