Tech Tip – Quickly Edit File Metadata If you want to be able to quickly edit the metadata of any files in Windows 10 (e.g. set when photos were taken), and add tags and categories to files, it can be done in 2 easy steps. Here’s how: In File Explorer, use the Shift+Alt+P to bring up the details pane. This shows details such as picture dimensions and the date a file was created. Click on any of the file fields and edit the metadata as required.