Introduction Metadata tags are used to add index entries; name and specify properties of figures and tables; and create hyperlinks to bookmarks, figures, and tables within the book.
 eBook Metadata Palette One way to add metadata tags is by using the eBook Metadata palette.  If this palette is not visible in the palettes pane, from the View menu, select Palettes > Show Palette > eBook Metadata. The palette entries in this palette are templates containing placeholders.  After inserting one of these palette entries into a worksheet, replace the placeholders with the appropriate content.  (This works similarly to the Expression Palette.)

 1 Only the following two colors can be used: color 1and color 2.
 2 Attributes must be plain text. No formatting, 2-D math, images, hyperlinks, or embedded components can be used.
 3 As with XML, metadata tags must be properly nested and closed.

Bookmarks

To create a bookmark, use one of the following methods:

 2 Insert Bookmark entry from eBook Metadata palette.
 3 Enter .

Attributes

 Name Required Default value Description ID Yes None Value referred to when specifying a hyperlink. For example, enteringexpressions. Label No Used as text of hyperlink Type No Type of bookmark. To add a bookmark to a table set Type to Table.

To create a hyperlink, use one of the following methods:

 a. Set Type to Help Topic
 b. Set Target to :, where is one of:
 • FigureRef - hyperlink to a figure
 • TableRef - hyperlink to a table
 c. Set Bookmark to the desired bookmark ID.

Note: The hyperlink text will be the bookmark label.  (The text entered in Link Text field does not appear in the output book.)  In PDF output, the hyperlink text will be the bookmark label and the page number. Figures and Tables are referenced by number (for example, Table 1.2), and no page number is displayed.

 2 Enter .

Attributes

 Name Required Default value Description Type Yes None Possible values are: internal - link to a bookmark within the current worksheet, external - link to a bookmark within another worksheet in the book, or URL - link to external resource. Filename Yes, for external type Name of the chapter Target Yes None Name of bookmark or URL

Index with Plain Text Entries

You can specify index entries with a depth of one, two, or three levels.

To create a plain text index entry, use one of the following methods:

 1 Insert Index entry from eBook Metadata palette.
 2 Enter .

Attributes

 Name Required Default value Description Label Yes None Index entry, with at most three levels separated by commas Sort No value of Label String to be used instead of Label for sorting of index entries

Index with Formatted Entries

To create an index entry with different font or 2-D math, use one of the following methods:

 1 Insert Formatted Index entry from eBook Metadata palette.  Depending on the number of levels in the index entry, you may not need all the nested levels provided in the template.
 2 Enter index string.

Attributes

 Name Required Default value Description Sort No plain text version of the entry String to be used for sorting of index entries

Example

 • "Plotting, ${x}^{2}$": Plotting${x}^{2}$

Figures

 • Figures can be formal or informal.  Formal figures are numbered.  In addition, formal figures appear in the List of Figures in the Table of Contents.

To create a figure, use one of the following methods:

 1 Insert Figure entry from eBook Metadata palette.
 2 Enter title of the figure2-D math, plot, image, or embedded component.

Attributes

 Name Required Default value Description Bookmark Yes None Bookmark of the figure. It must be unique within the worksheet. Formal Yes None true or false.  When true, a formal figure is created. Title No None Plain text title, ignored if MFigureTitle is used alignment No None Alignment of the figure width No None Width of the figure

Tables

 • Tables can be formal or informal.  Formal tables are numbered.  In addition, formal tables appear in the List of Tables in the Table of Contents.
 • A table is considered formal if Show caption>Table 1: Title is set in table's properties and title is provided.
 • A header row is repeated if a table is split between two pages (in PDF or EPUB).
 • To mark a row of a table as a header row perform one of the following in any table cell within the row: