Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Software > Calibre > Devices

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-15-2012, 05:56 AM   #1
kakkalla
Connoisseur
kakkalla doesn't litterkakkalla doesn't litter
 
kakkalla's Avatar
 
Posts: 89
Karma: 194
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Melbourne
Device: iPad
Include Series information in book title

Hi everyone. I have read the article on sandboxing and I am affected like everyone else that has updated to the latest iTunes.

Previously, I was able to have iBooks on my iPad 2 show me the title with the series information in front of the book's title. For example Jack Reacher 1: Killing Floor.

In order to get around this sandboxing issue, I thought that I could have a folder on my hard drive that I could connect to via the connect/share button in calibre.
I would then add the books from this folder to iTunes manually. I read about the plugboard settings for Title transformations (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...33#post1153733) and thought this might be the way to go rather than adding the series info into the Title field while editing each book's metadata.

Alas, I just can't get it to work. No matter what I try, I can't get iBooks to show me the series info in the title like it used to.

I am sure that there are others who would like to be able to do this. Can someone PLEASE explain how to achieve this to people with limited IT skills?

In summary, I would simply like to be able save my epub file to my hard drive so that when I import it into iTunes and sync it to my iPad, the series info will appear before the book's title.

Thanks in advance.
kakkalla is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ipad, itunes, sandboxing

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Plugboard "Metadata: Show series [series index] - title as title (Kindle)" Deep Cover Library Management 6 11-30-2012 05:17 PM
How to Include Date in Title? awitko Recipes 2 11-02-2011 04:40 PM
Add Series information to title? Debby Library Management 1 10-27-2011 03:14 AM
Series Number in Book title (Kindle) cityzen Library Management 7 03-20-2011 12:11 AM
add series information when emailing book Debby Calibre 3 01-20-2011 01:27 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:48 AM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.