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Old 09-24-2012, 03:46 PM   #1
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Different covers with metadata bulk update?

Is it possible to use the bulk edit function to change the cover for a batch of books to different picture files, depending on the book title?

I have been trying the Search and Replace function with regex and can work out the correct picture file name from the title string. However, using "cover" as the destination field for the path/file name does not work - I get an error "no decode delegate for this format @error/blob.c/blobToImage/360".

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Old 09-24-2012, 04:49 PM   #2
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No. Covers are always named cover.jpg. If you want to do some kind of scripted replacement, use the calibredb tool in a script that updates the cover.jpg files.
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Old 09-25-2012, 04:07 AM   #3
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Thanks, I'll have a look at that; probably more work than its worth, but I want to see if its doable....
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