|08-03-2010, 08:34 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2010
Changing input fields
I am a new user of Calibre so if this problem has been solved elsewhere please point me in the write direction.
My ebook data is structured as follows:
author - ebook title
As you can see this results in the author inputted as title and the title as the author. Is there a way to get the program to read the files names in reverse order
|08-04-2010, 01:02 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Southern Sweden, far out in the quiet woods
Yes. You go to Preferences | Add/Save | Adding books.
Activate "Read metadata only from file name" and change the "Regular expression" that specifies exactly how to interpret the different parts of the filename.
(?P<author>[^_]+) - (?P<title>.+)
If you test this, make sure to enter the whole filename as test string, including the file extension. (.lit/.epub etc)
You can also read the filenames as they are, and later swap author/title when you edit metadata for a book. There is a button for that purpose.
Last edited by Adoby; 08-04-2010 at 01:36 AM.
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