Metadata can be added to any element in arkindex, folder or non folder.

A metadata is composed of a key (name), a type and a value. The name of the metadata is free but can only be defined by administrators, the value is also free but can be constrained by the type. The possible types are

  • text: free text;
  • HTML: the content of the metadata will be interpreted and displayed as HTML;
  • date: must be a valid date;
  • location: free text;
  • reference: free text which is indexed and searchable.

To add a metadata on a given element, toggle the "Details" in the "Display" menu and click on "Add a metadata".

If no metadata has been defined for this project, you will have a message:

If metadata have been defined, you can choose which metadata to create and add the corresponding value:

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