|04-07-2013, 09:14 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
Device: iPad, Kidle
Metadata help please
Sigil sometimes seems to accept a metadata entry, but then the next time I look, it's gone. Does that mean I've somehow violated syntax? But what is the syntax.
Also, what convention is there for use of the Description tag? Can I just type a few sentences there? Syntax?
You're supposed to be able to enter more than one Subject tag, but SIGIL throws away all but the first.
Thanks in advance for help.
|04-08-2013, 03:18 AM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Heemskerk, NL
Device: PRS-300, PRS-T1
I haven't encountered metadata to be deleted automatically yet, so more details are welcome.
The description is what it says. You can enter a short synopsis there. With regards to subject, I think you need to divide them. Have you tried a semi-colon as divider?
Be aware that support of metadata by the readers is so-so, some read some fields and others none.
|04-08-2013, 07:11 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Device: Kindle Fire HD, Kindle 2
No divider for multiple subjects. You create a new entry for each one.
Never go crazy with subject tags; retailers don't use them and most readers (the fleshy kind) that utilize them have their own personal tagging system they prefer to use for library management. Bottom line: they're (subject tags) only noticed by the people who are going to delete them and replace them with their own.
Last edited by DiapDealer; 04-08-2013 at 07:20 AM.
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