|07-13-2012, 04:09 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Device: Acer Iconia 500w Tablet, PRS-T1
including custom columns in epub catalog
Is it possible to use custom columns in an epub catalog as a section to be sorted by?
I want to be able to search for a story depending on different tags in different custom columns, but from what I have read the epub catalog only allows me to insert one custom column and it cannot be searched (merging with comments, description note). In addition, when I was trying to get some of my custom columns to appear, I found that I could not see all of them when I tried to use the description note or merging with comments features. I would like to see the word count of each book, but it does not show up as an option when I am configuring the catalog.
|07-13-2012, 07:08 AM||#2|
Comparer of the Ephemeris
Join Date: Mar 2009
The sort order for the catalog is not configurable. As you noted, you can add the contents of a custom column in the description note. IIRC, the eligible custom columns must be text fields.
I just looked at the source code, the eligible custom column types for the description note are text, comments, and composite. I will update the sticky.
Last edited by GRiker; 07-13-2012 at 09:21 AM. Reason: added eligible custom column types
|07-13-2012, 10:36 AM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The (original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Galaxy Tab 2,Black Astak PEz, K4NT(now Wifes)
You can make a sorted spreadsheet (CSV) file using the CLI (See calibredb --list in the online Manual)
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