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Annotating with Metadata

Metadata is an optional part of any annotation task. It is configured by supervisors and accessible through the metadata panel on the right side of the annotation canvas.

For a tutorial on this topic, see the Annotating with Metadata tutorial; for information about how to configure metadata for a task, see this seciton.

Required Metadata

Annotators will not be able to submit images without entering values for required metadata properties. If an annotator attempts to submit an image without filling out a required property, the confirmation panel will list all pieces of metadata that still need values. Click any item in the list to navigate directly to it, as shown below.

Required Metadata

Metadata Hotkeys

Annotators can enter metadata using hotkeys to speed up their work. Click M to open the metadata panel, use Up and Down to navigate between metadata properties, and Left and Right to toggle values like booleans and select lists.

Video Metadata Hotkeys