Author Topic: Custom Tags - Enumerated data types  (Read 1643 times)

Steven

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for the next v3.2 update, i have added support for enumerated data types for custom tags.
The data type is configured in the existing Tags(2)/ Configure Fields dialog

Enumerated is similar to string, except when editing the tag, a drop-down list is displayed with checkboxes. You can tick multiple check boxes while the drop-down list remains open. So its a quicker and more convenient way to enter tags. It already works this way for the Occasion and Mood tags

http://musicbee.niblseed.com/V3_2/MusicBee32_Patched.zip
Last Edit: December 28, 2017, 09:43:41 PM by Steven

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That's awesome!  I can't wait to play around with it.
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Awesome. What a great application that will be!
Last Edit: December 29, 2017, 09:18:00 AM by Erik Paelman

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Hi, Great feature!! I waited for something like that !!

I try to use it with the keyword tag but it doesn't work. Directly with the keyword field, it's not possible te set it in "enumerated" and with a custom tag, it doesn't save the change.
Is that normal for the moment? Is it only for mood and occasion tags for the moment?

If it should work properly, I'll try to detail more precisely my problem.

Thanks,
What a software you've created !! congratulations ! :D
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Hi All,
I am new to musicbee. I have set a custom tag as enumerated. But when I try to edit a tag, it shows empty dropdown list. From where I can populate this dropdown list?

Thanks!

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I think you just have to manually enter a value once and it will be added to the list.
Last Edit: January 12, 2020, 05:31:07 PM by psychoadept
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Hi psychoadept,

Thanks a lot for your reply. I typed in the value and saved the tag. The next time, tag values appeared automatically with checkbox.
I was trying to achieve this from the last two hours.

Thanks a lot once again.

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When multiple tracks are selected with various values in an enumerated tag, it shows "mixed" as you would expect. But unlike string tags, there's no way to see the values that are currently in the tags when you click in the field. Would there be any way to make that possible?
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When multiple tracks are selected with various values in an enumerated tag, it shows "mixed" as you would expect. But unlike string tags, there's no way to see the values that are currently in the tags when you click in the field. Would there be any way to make that possible?
For the next v3.4 update, the currently used values are now highlighted when in the drop down list

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Fantastic, thanks!
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