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Old 05-16-2009, 02:26 PM   #1
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Authors missing?

I haven't seen this asked yet. Must be something dumb I'm doing...

With the latest Calibre and Kindle 1.0, author metadata is not appearing on the Kindle. I edit the books in Calibre, remove them from the Kindle then re-add them to the Kindle. Some books consistently do not show an Author on the Kindle. They do appear in Calibre as expected. Am I doing something wrong?

Another thing I do is always do is enter Author and Author-Sort as "Lastname, Firstname" for consistency. Any other suggestions on letting Calibre handle this for me?

Thanks for your great software!

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Old 05-16-2009, 02:41 PM   #2
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conert the files to mobi in calibre first. And set only author sort to lastname, forstname and set the conversion option to prefer author sort
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Yep, that worked. It didn't occur to me to convert them because they started as Mobi's. Thanks!

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