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> If %directory% < 4 letters use %parent_directory%+%directory% ?, (for use with AlbumArtist field)
Da_maniaC
post Jan 31 2012, 19:56
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Hi all,

I was wondering if it would be possible to create an action to automatically fill all my "ArtistAlbum" fields with the Album name (which is always located in the directory name)?

Unless: the directory name is 4 letters long or less, the parent directory should be used.
(4 letters or less, means: CD2, CD01, etc).

Any ideas? smile.gif

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JJ Johnson
post Jan 31 2012, 20:04
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This can be done, but....

Don't you have (or want) the album name to be in the ALBUM field? Or do you use ARTISTALBUM instead of ALBUM?

You say the album name is "in" the directory name. All by itself, or does it need to be pulled out of the directory name?

It would be better to identify those disc subdirectories by a naming pattern and use a regular expression instead of just using the name length. You probably have many album names with fewer than five characters, so you could create an action that would be more thorough by using a regex.
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