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Old 01-08-2011, 10:43 AM   #1
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metadata plugboard functions?

Is it possible to do more than append and prepend other fields? I'm thinking things like titlecase(title) or input a regular expression to remove parenthetical text from title (such as when series is included in title), etc.
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I believe you can use the full extent of the template language in the plugboards.
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Plugboards can be arbitrary template programs, which can do what you suggest and much more. See http://calibre-ebook.com/user_manual/template_lang.html, and in particular note the three program modes available (single-function, template program, and general program).

For very complicated templates, it might be easier to create a composite column and put the program there. It is rather hard to put something very complicated into the one line available in the plugboard dialog.
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