Author Topic: Group by First Letter doesn't support CH as a singular letter  (Read 2383 times)

Nokiaman

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In Czech language we count CH as a single letter. While MB does realize this it causes this visual bug


CH isn't in the vertical bar and it displays as C instead.

hiccup

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Does a computer character (a so called glyph) exist to represent this 'Ch'?
If so, you could add it to the Czech translation file.

Far as I know The AZ bar is designed for single characters only.
'Change The World' is an English title that begins with a C.
So I don't understand what the bug would be in this example?

Nokiaman

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Does a computer character (a so called glyph) exist to represent this 'Ch'?
I am not sure, but I don't think so

If so, you could add it to the Czech translation file.
I am not using Czech translation, it's meh.

Far as I know The AZ bar is designed for single characters only.
And CH is treated as single character in Czech

Change The World' is an English title that begins with a C.
So I don't understand what the bug would be in this example?

Because it displays only the C despite still sorting it properly like
H
CH
I

It looks confusing and there's also no way to jump to any album beginning with CH
Last Edit: June 13, 2019, 04:42:05 PM by Nokiaman

hiccup

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This is very confusing to a non-Czech ;-)

Would you usually categorize Ch under C or under H in Czech?
And when using the AZ bar, neither C, nor H will show this album?


edit:
after reading the edits you made to your previous post:

So you are using MB in English?
So, is the reason that Ch titles are under H in your screenshot is because of your Windows localization?
Last Edit: June 13, 2019, 04:52:55 PM by hiccup

Nokiaman

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This is very confusing to a non-Czech ;-)
You're telling me! But un-learning such stuff is too much for me :D

Would you usually categorize Ch under C or under H in Czech?
Ch goes between H and I in our alphabet.
H
CH
I
For some reason MusicBee handles this fine as you can see in my screenshot, but the UI stuff doesn't. (Windows Explorer sorts the files this way too btw)

And when using the AZ bar, neither C, nor H will show this album?
Yeah neither jump to it. I thought that clicking on C twice or something would do it, but there's pretty much no way to get to it  :-\

hiccup

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I have no idea if this is something that MusicBee does wrong and is some bug that can be fixed.

One possible solution that comes to mind is using virtual tags that recognize 'Ch' in the beginning of titles, linking that to a character different from the standard alphabet set, and putting that character in a language file so it will show up in the AZ bar.

(Searching the forum for #Main.ctl.JumpList# will give you some idea)

Anyway, I'll step out, since this is a bug topic, and I am digressing...

Steven

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I will move this to the wishlist as currently grouping only supports single characters.

The only thing i would look to enhance is the handling of what is displayed in the main panel ie. Ch instead of C
However I am uncertain if thats achievable as the handling for sorting is a black box to musicbee but it might be possible to extract the information from Windows with the right API calls.

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For v3.4 I have implemented display of 2 letters in the main panel grouping header where appropriate.
It will probably be a while before its made available

Nokiaman

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For v3.4 I have implemented display of 2 letters in the main panel grouping header where appropriate.
It will probably be a while before its made available

Awesome! What about the A-Z bar?