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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 CGC's visual interface, you can set file metadata via the [API](doc:the-cgc-api) or with the [CGC Command Line Uploader](doc:set-metadata-using-the-command-line-uploader) while uploading files to CGC." } [/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. Click the edit icon next to one of the metadata fields that are listed as column headers (e.g. "Experimental strategy" in the screenshot below). [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/d433c5f-cgc-metadata-2.jpg", "cgc-metadata-2.jpg", 994, 573, "#2b5384" ], "border": true } ] } [/block] Alternatively, you can: 1. Click the file name to open the file page. 2. Click the edit icon next to a one of the metadata fields that are listed as column headers (e.g. "Experimental strategy" in the screenshot below). Note that you can specify the values for custom metadata fields as well. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/dd7d241-cgc-document-5.jpg", "cgc-document-5.jpg", 906, 563, "#ebedef" ], "border": true } ] } [/block] ##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 pop-up window, 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/f8c5fda-Screen_Shot_2016-12-15_at_11.24.16_AM.png", "Screen Shot 2016-12-15 at 11.24.16 AM.png", 939, 685, "#e5e5e3" ], "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). <div align="right"><a href="#top">top</a></div>