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Old 10-19-2010, 01:56 PM   #1
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Bulk Changing Published Date To Date

I would like to know if there is any way to bulk change the Date in the Metadata to reflect the Published Date. I have inputted the Published Date on my more than 2000 books. For my purposes this Published Date is more relevant than the date I added the book to my library. Just thinking of manually changing all these dates gives me a headache. Is there any way to do what I want short of doing each book individually?
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Old 10-19-2010, 01:58 PM   #2
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there's no need to do that. Simply hide the date column instead, if you dont want to see it.
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Old 10-19-2010, 07:48 PM   #4
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The date you added the book to the library and the published date are two separate fields. You can select which (if any) of them should be shown in the GUI.
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Old 10-19-2010, 10:19 PM   #5
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If it is the metadata in the book file itself you are concerned with you may have to reconvert the books after changing field.
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