|03-01-2011, 10:03 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Device: ADE, iPad
Is <i> and <b> inside metadata possible?
Lets say I'm inserting a Book Blurb into the metadata in the content.OPF file
<dc:description>This is the Blurb for my book, It's a really really nice looking blurb, which has some quote and stuff in it, which I want to make <i>italic</i> and maybe have some <b>Bold</b> in there as well... </dc:description>
content.opf(15): unknown element "i" from namespace "http://www.idpf.org/2007/opf"
So does anybody know of a way to get the result I'm after???
|03-01-2011, 10:56 PM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Device: Kindle 2 International, Sony PRS-T1, BlackBerry PlayBook, Acer Iconia
In order to get it to pass validation, you'd have to add an html namespace declaration somewhere and write the tags as <html:i>.
I'm not sure it would display in any meaningful manner, and there's always the possibility that a reader app might balk at opening the ePub if it thinks the metadata's wonky.
|03-02-2011, 10:11 PM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Device: Kobo, iPad, Kindle App, others!
That's the best option.
The metadata is specifically designed to be machine, not human readable. Don't add complexity where it's not useful (and might mess things up)!
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