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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 Cavatica visual interface, you can set file metadata via the [API](doc:the-api) or with the [Command Line Uploader](doc:set-metadata-using-the-command-line-uploader) while uploading files." } [/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 one or multiple files (if you are editing metadata for more than one file). 4. Click **Edit Metadata** and change the desired values. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/d19c674-set-metadata-using-visual-interface.jpg", "set-metadata-using-visual-interface.jpg", 844, 427, "#384a5a" ], "border": true } ] } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "Click the info icon for a description of the metadata fields. Click **Revert all **to undo the changes." } [/block]