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Set metadata using the visual interface


You can set or change metadata associated with a file or multiple files at once using the visual interface. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "As well as setting metadata on the visual interface, you can set file metadata via the [API](doc:the-f4c-api) or with the [Command Line Uploader](doc:set-metadata-using-the-command-line-uploader) while uploading files to the Platform." } [/block] To change metadata associated with a file: 1. Navigate to the repository containing the file you want to edit. 2. Click the **Files** tab. 3. Select the file you wish to edit metadata for. 4. Click **Edit Metadata**. 5. Set the metadata and click **Save**. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/1e6a675-set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface-1.png", "set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface-1.png", 1326, 578, "#f0f2f3" ], "border": true } ] } [/block] Alternatively, you can: 1. Click the file name to open the file page. 2. Click **Edit Metadata**. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/b2a5445-set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface-2.png", "set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface-2.png", 1005, 314, "#edeef0" ] } ] } [/block] 3. Set the metadata and click **Save**. ##Set metadata for multiple files 1. Navigate to the project containing the file you want to edit. 2. Click the **Files** tab. 3. Select multiple files and click **Edit Metadata**. 4. In the window that is displayed on the right, enter the metadata for your files. Note you can set metadata for custom metadata fields listed under the **Additional** section. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/7b2f4f2-set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface-3.png", "set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface-3.png", 1320, 553, "#f1f3f3" ], "border": true } ] } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "Hover over the info icon for a description of the metadata fields. Click **Revert all **to undo the changes." } [/block] For more information on searching and filtering files by metadata information, see our documentation on [searching files on the Platform](doc:search-files-on-the-platform).