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Cannot see meta data info in Scrivener

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 20:03:10 GMT

Hi I have followed all the instructions in the Aeon manual watched the video but try as I will when I open Scrivener and look at the meta data panel I there is no information the boxes are blank am I making a mistake somewhere.

Craig Schiller
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 20:16:20 GMT

Perhaps if you describe exactly what you are doing we could try to help you. It's hard to guess.

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:06:03 GMT

Sorry I typed thinking all knew what I was doing. I am trying to sync my Aeon timeline with my scrivener project. So far I have followed the instructions in Aeon manual but then when I open my project in Scrivener the custom Meta data is still blank.

Craig Schiller
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:37:37 GMT

Okay, lets take this step by step. 1. Have you set up all of your desired fields in the Project Sync Settings dialog box? 2. Did you then sync your Aeon project to the Scrivener file? 3. If yes, did everything show as synced? 4. Did you then save the Aeon timeline?

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 02:41:19 GMT

Hi, Craig's questions are a good place to start. The first thing to check would be that for the properties you want to create custom metadata for you have selected "New Custom Field" in the Project Sync Settings. If you then sync a Scrivener document to an Aeon Timeline event (there should be a green tick next to the document in the binder), and the custom metadata fields are still not appearing in Scrivener, you can contact us further at and send through your timeline and Scrivener project, which will help us get to the bottom of the problem. Jess

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 07:07:41 GMT

I think just by reading both of the answers (thank you by the way) the problem is in the sync settings I I didn't select New Custom Field in the Project Sync Settings. something so simple I overlooked . May I thank you both all sorted. A happy man signs off.

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 07:13:42 GMT

Works like a dream.

Craig Schiller
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:26:05 GMT

Glad to hear it. Happy syncing!