Tracking Scene Elements with Metadata
In This Chapter
Finding your way through the Meta-Data section
Modifying the Label and Status fields
Applying Label and Status values to items
Getting the most out of Label colors
Metadata might sound like a character out of Star Trek, but in Scrivener, it’s the set of data associated with each item you add to your project, whether the item is a document, a folder, an image, or a web archive.
Metadata can be anything. For example, if you were an item in your project’s Binder, some of your metadata might include your birthdate, your phone number, mailing address, hair color, shoe size, or favorite cartoon character.
At the most basic level, metadata includes the title of an item, its Synopsis text, and the associated image, if any. It even includes the word count and word count target (which you can find out how to set in Chapter 14).
In the Inspector, Scrivener provides a default set of fields, of which the first ...