Hi Steven & everyone,
lately I've been doing a lot of research on the "Date Added" field, which I often use to sort my library. I don't want to get into the complicated mess that is my library here, but I just want to suggest: It would be nice to have more flexibility in terms of editing Date Added for multiple files (though there are some workarounds).
So, two suggestions/wishes:
1) Enabling batch editing of the "Properties" tab which is currently only possible for single files. That would make it easier to edit the info manually.
2) Making"Date Added" writable in the additional tagging tools (copy/swap tags). Right now "Date Added" does not show up in the list of destination tags to copy TO, presumably because it's not technically a tag or something. But I saw that in June 2014, 'Play Count', 'Skip Count' and 'Last Played' were made writable. Would this be possible for Date Added as well? Then you could replace the current Date Added with the Date Created/Modified, depending on which one you want as the Date Added.
I've found various posts surrounding this subject which are 2-3 years old and I was wondering if there were any changes planned by now or anyone was still interested in this. So I thought I'd refresh the topic.
In this post Steven declared having no intention of implementing batch editing of file properties:http://getmusicbee.com/forum/index.php?topic=4530.0
In this post vaterp offered to write a script to enable editing of the database file where information such as Play Count and Date Added are stored:http://getmusicbee.com/forum/index.php?topic=7249.0
As far as making Date Added writable in advanced tools goes, I haven't seen anyone suggesting that yet.
As always, thank you Steven for this wonderful music player!