Author Topic: Make "Automatically sweep..." more useful?  (Read 4713 times)

pickx

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I love the feature that lets me just move new music to the root of my music folder and have them automatically get put in matching folders, but I'd like to request two things that would make it better for my uses:

1) make auto-renaming the files optional. I don't want them renamed, and it's even worse when MusicBee tries to rename a file to something that already exists and adds a "_1" at the end

2) give an option to automatically scan new files for Album/Track ReplayGain. saves me a few clicks and some headaches.

richardap1

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Point 2 is already implemented i believe Preferences -> Tags (2) -> Calculate and write missing track replaygain tags


beeing good

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Doesn't renaming only happen if you have auto organiser enabled? I haven't noticed my files being renamed unless this is on.

pickx

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Point 2 is already implemented i believe Preferences -> Tags (2) -> Calculate and write missing track replaygain tags

thanks for pointing me in the right direction! Well I gave it a try, and it seems that it only adds Track Gain and not both Track and Album Gain like I would have liked. Any chance this could be changed?

Doesn't renaming only happen if you have auto organiser enabled? I haven't noticed my files being renamed unless this is on.

nope. but judging purely by the settings dialog it would seem both features work in the same way.

paq

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1) make auto-renaming the files optional. I don't want them renamed, and it's even worse when MusicBee tries to rename a file to something that already exists and adds a "_1" at the end

Have you tried using the tag <Filename> to avoid getting the files renamed?

Steven

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to make it consistent with device synch, i have added this convention:
1. as paq suggested <filename> will already work
2. if the naming template ends with "\" or "\." then the filename is preserved

i have added 2 for the next weekly update. I will make <filename> selectable from the helper window so its more obvious

pickx

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paq - thanks!

Steven - Always a pleasure to see how fast features get implemented. Amazing.

Now... any chance of making the auto-ReplayGain feature calculate Album Gain too? If the files are already being scanned it would take much longer to also calculate Album Gain...

Steven

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album gain support has been added but will only apply an album gain if the files are added to the library together