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Edit metadata using the visual interface


There are several ways you can edit metadata on the CGC: * Using the file browser - see below. * Using the file details page - see below. * By using the file manifest - see [Export metadata to a manifest](doc:export-metadata-to-a-manifest) and [Edit metadata with a manifest](doc:edit-metadata-with-a-manifest). ##Edit metadata using the file browser To edit metadata associated with a file from within the files details page: 1. Open the project that contains the file you want to edit. 2. Click the **Files** tab. 3. Click the file name to open the file page. 4. Click **Edit metadata**. The "Edit Metadata" popup is displayed on the right. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/b9ba704-edit-metadata.jpg", "edit-metadata.jpg", 1212, 746, "#333" ] } ] } [/block] 5. Edit metadata and click **Save**.