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Old 01-15-2014, 11:10 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by anandkarthikeyan View Post
Thanks a lot. This I somewhat understand, but what I have no clue about is the syantax in Calibre. If
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(?P<title>.+) - (?P<author>[^_]+)
can read a file named like "t_i_t_l_e - firstname_lastname.format" correctly, what would work on the filenames I mentioned? Can you explain that to me? I am totally new to this and have no coidng knowledge. Thanks.
No, I almost never bother trying to read metadata from the filename when adding. I try to use the ISBN in the file to download metadata. If that fail hopefully metadata was embedded in the file. If all else fails I read in the whole filename to title and do some bulk metadata search and replace.
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