|04-07-2011, 08:54 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Device: Kindle 3, iPhone (to get Dell Streak & iPad)
Read metadata from file contents AND filename, or at least compare the two.
Is there any way to see what the results of reading metadata from file contents would be and comparing it to what results of reading metadata from file name would be before importing a file into calibre? I think sometimes one would be better than the other, but I don't see an option to compare the two.
|04-08-2011, 03:36 AM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Device: Cybook Gen3
There is no such option, and there is no way I know of to do what you want directly. You could first read the metadata from the filename and later read the metadata from file content via the edit metadata dialog, but that will overwrite your current metadata (you'll lose the changes if you cancel the dialog, but still...).
If you can figure out a way to do this without popping up a dialog asking which set of metadata to use on every import, which would be very annoying if you ask me, you might want to consider an enhancement request.
|04-08-2011, 04:00 AM||#3|
US Navy, Retired
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Carolina
Device: Nexus 7
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