|02-23-2011, 01:13 AM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Device: Kindle 3, iPhone (to get Dell Streak & iPad)
Convert/Delete Tags Automatically
Is there any way to convert tags as they are downloaded.
I get a lot of tags that mess up my library.
Science Fiction (Vampires)
Is there a way to set up a macro (for lack of a better term) that when these tags are downloaded. They are all renamed to simply "Science Fiction" This would help keep my tag list cleaner and more useful. Thanks.
I would also like to be able to make a list of tags that I don't want, that will be automatically deleted.
Like the following:
"General & Literary Fiction"
As these seem to be completely useless.
Last edited by iridius; 02-23-2011 at 01:16 AM.
|02-23-2011, 03:49 AM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: (The original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT,Galaxy Tab 2
This way will clear the tags from a list (and books):
Pick a book with only tags you will KEEP.Alternate: (and IMHO better because it will re-tag to something you wnt):
Open the Metadata editor (blue i)
To the right of Tags, there is a buttonTag editor)
Select the ones you wish to 'bin'
use the recycle button on the left
Use the Tag Browser:
Right click on an un-desired tag name:
'Rename' ( if to an already existing name: it will not double tag if you got the spelling and case correct)
|02-23-2011, 09:47 AM||#3|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: London, UK
Device: Kindle Paperwhite 3G, iPad 3, iPad Air
A number of people disable tags because they are too random for their liking. His approach might give a better working subset. If it sounds of interest then post it in the plugin ideas thread.
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