Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding or editing metadata, part of Creating Ebooks for the Kindle.
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…Adding or editing even really detailed metadata is fairly simple inside of Sigil.…To access the metadata for your file, you come…across this eye icon on the top here, and click.…That will open up and then you can start to work through the fields here.…So, of course, the title of this particular work is A Study in Scarlet.…So then, if I tab through to the…author field, where I can type Arthur Conan Doyle.…I'm going to go the File As field, and of course, this needs to be noted in reverse.…
So, sort of, Conan Doyle, then a comma, Arthur.…Just there.…The language is English.…Choose from any of the language there if that were appropriate.…Then I've already got some data in this modification field here.…This date field.…And I'm just going to remove that like so.…Now I can add some basic metadata from here.…And these are the different categories I might choose.…So if I have an ISBN number for example, I can click on this, and so on.…
You'll see that as I click through these, I get…a brief explanation underneath of where they would be relevant.…
- Reviewing ebook formats
- Converting to EPUB from Word and Pages
- Converting HTML/XHTML to EPUB
- Adding a cover image
- Editing metadata
- Building a TOC
- Adding and editing links
- Publishing to Amazon
Skill Level Beginner
Digital Publishing Fundamentalswith William Everhart1h 8m Appropriate for all
Distributing and Marketing Ebookswith David Wogahn3h 16m Intermediate
1. Formats and Tools
2. InDesign Workflows
InDesign CS4 to CC2m 47s
3. Word, Text, and HTML
4. Tools of Choice
5. Editing Your EPUB with calibre
6. Editing Your EPUB with Sigil
7. Publishing to Amazon
Where to go from here1m 36s
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