Author Topic: How to retrieve good quality genre tags using Picard  (Read 4378 times)

hiccup

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It's less about color of skin and more about cultural sources of music, which goes to a bigger question about "what is a genre",
I really understand, but both you and TIBB specifically introducing the colour of people's skin to this thread doesn't seem relevant to this Tips & Tricks to me.
If you or anyone else would like to discuss race, skin colour or culture in relation to music (genres), this is not the right thread.


please55

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Could the bit.ly link to the scripts be updated please? I keep getting message that the URL has been blocked as potentially harmful.

hiccup

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Thanks for reporting,

There must be something going on at Bitly that is causing these false security warnings.
I'm not sure creating new links would solve this, or for how long.

The best thing to do for now is if you (and other forum members that care and have a moment to spare) could fill in the form that the warning page has a link to, to inform Bitly that the security blocking is a false one.
I am guessing the more users report it, the sooner it will be solved.

please55

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Thanks for reporting,

There must be something going on at Bitly that is causing these false security warnings.
I'm not sure creating new links would solve this, or for how long.

The best thing to do for now is if you (and other forum members that care and have a moment to spare) could fill in the form that the warning page has a link to, to inform Bitly that the security blocking is a false one.
I am guessing the more users report it, the sooner it will be solved.

Done.
Last Edit: April 23, 2022, 06:44:43 PM by please55


hiccup

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updated

Added a virtual tag formula that can be used to nicely display genres in the Track Information panel without getting them cut-off on one single line when there are a lot of them.



It's explained in post #2
 
Last Edit: May 15, 2022, 01:03:32 PM by hiccup

Mr. Trev

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Nice. The gift that keeps on giving.
For my instance, I replaced <genres> with <subgenre>, cause that's how I roll
Quick question...

You see how there's "Met..." in the first line. Is there any way to fix that without resizing the panel (something along the lines of a soft return/word wrap)?
Last Edit: May 14, 2022, 04:54:26 PM by Mr. Trev

hiccup

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Is there any way to fix that without resizing the panel (something along the lines of a soft return/word wrap)?
Yes, you only need to make a small adjustment to the formula:
You'll see that there are two occasions of {4} in it.
Those make it so that there are four genres displayed in a line before more are broken into a new line.
If you change both of them to {2} it should result in showing no more than two genres in the first two lines.

off-topic edit:
Thnx for introducing me to Wo Fat.
I had never heard of them before, but they sound nice. Well, not nice. Dirty.
Nice and dirty perhaps. Perfect background music for a bar fight ;-)
Last Edit: May 14, 2022, 05:15:30 PM by hiccup

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Thnx for introducing me to Wo Fat.
I had never heard of them before, but they sound nice. Well, not nice. Dirty.
Nice and dirty perhaps. Perfect background music for a bar fight ;-)
Wonderful. Yet another group to investigate. Any group that's good for a bar fight, needs my attention.
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Is there any way to fix that without resizing the panel (something along the lines of a soft return/word wrap)?
Yes, you only need to make a small adjustment to the formula:
You'll see that there are two occasions of {4} in it.
Those make it so that there are four genres displayed in a line before more are broken into a new line.
If you change both of them to {2} it should result in showing no more than two genres in the first two lines.

off-topic edit:
Thnx for introducing me to Wo Fat.
I had never heard of them before, but they sound nice. Well, not nice. Dirty.
Nice and dirty perhaps. Perfect background music for a bar fight ;-)

Always a pleasure to introduce folks to new music. I think I first stumbled across Wo Fat on Fast 'n' Bulbous. If you're not familiar, you should check em out. The year end lists are great. https://fastnbulbous.com/