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Re: Artist TOP TRACKS via last.fm (v1.10c) MM 2.5

by Guest » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:57 am

I'm awfully sorry to dig out such an old post but purely for not being able to find either a newer one and also the search term "field to use" not necessarily giving me the desired result, here goes my question:

How can a newbie like myself actually use Top Tracks plugin?

I mean, when I click on the scripts menu what precisely should I be clicking on? The artist, the track?

Also what should I choose and what is the correct syntax for "Field to use"? What's its purpose?

Please forgive me my being such a hookie but thanks to these doubts, I just can't figure out how to put this plug in to good use.


Thanks in advance.

TopTracks and MM3

by leebel » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:28 am

Ah, that's what I guessed. Thanks. Installed v1.13 and away it went!

TopTracks works differently than I'd anticipated (yes, I should read more carefully!). As I have ALL my 6,000 tracks fully tagged with tempo, mood, occasion and rating, I can create a filter/sort that will quickly emulate TopTracks. I suppose what I was hoping for was was a script that tried to point me at similar tracks that last.FM had that I didn't (have in my library).

by drjboulder » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:39 pm

The title of this thread ends in MM 2.5.
So, no it is not compatible.
It has however been updated, HERE.

Enjoy!

I agree that it would be nice if there were separate listings for MM2 &MM3 scripts. Rummer has it that this is coming.
Trixmoto has a separate list for his scripts, check his signature.

Error on DB quuery

by leebel » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:26 pm

Maybe I'm missing something obvious? If I am - apologies. I scanned through the posts.

I'm running MM 3.0.1.1127 and TopTracks 1.10d and ran into the following after pressing either TopTracks buttons-

"There was a problem querying the database
Error executing SQL "Select songs.*
from SONGS
were Artists.Artist = 'Deep Forest' and Songs.Songtitle = 'Sweet Lullaby"
":no such column: Artists.Artist (1,1)

Does this script work with MM3 (and this raises a general question about identifying which scripts will work with MM3).

by RedX » Fri Dec 28, 2007 6:43 am

Hehe, forgot to post my latest update:

1.10d - 20071006
* #### Last version compatible with MM2 ####
* added missing % escape char to fixurl

LINK

by RedX » Fri Sep 28, 2007 4:15 am

latest: HERE!

LATEST CHANGES:
1.10c - 20070928
* added . to allowed chars in fixurl allowing for correct data retrieval from last.fm

by RedX » Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:42 am

Latest: Here

' 1.10
' * toptracks ordered now really returns the top tracks :-)

' 1.10b
' * fixed SortPlaylist error

by RedX » Sat Sep 08, 2007 5:42 am

yes i've noticed that, on the last update i must have screwed up something :-( i'll fix it in the next few days :-)

by TJOHO » Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:10 am

I don't quite understand this - the script doesn't return the top tracks of the artists I've tested with.

I've only used the regular button, not shuffle, and it is set to 5 tracks. I've also only tested with artists where I have all their tracks.

Then it should return the 5 top tracks, yes? No.

For Oasis, the top 5 tracks on Last.fm are:
1. Wonderwall
2. Don't Look Back in Anger
3. Champagne Supernova
4. Live Forever
5. Some Might Say

The ones returned by the script were:
1. Stand By Me
2. Don't Go Away
3. Hello
4. Roll With It
5. Wonderwall

The difference is quite striking!
:-?

by Teknojnky » Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:25 am

cool that was fast, updated thread thanks!

by RedX » Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:19 am

Teknojnky wrote:seems top tracks shuffled is not working, I'll check into it this weekend
Yes you're right.

Fixed version: Here

' 1.09
' * Fixed Shuffle button

by Teknojnky » Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:09 am

seems top tracks shuffled is not working, I'll check into it this weekend

by RedX » Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:38 pm

New version 1.08: HERE!

' 1.08
' * now shows hides buttons w/o restarting MM
' * added option to try not to use albums with certain keywords

Implements request above.

Regards,
Red

by jomtones » Fri Jul 06, 2007 10:49 am

thanks, will do!

by RedX » Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:21 am

jomtones wrote:Sorry if this has been covered - I get

"error #432" file name or class name not found, line 984, column 1

on my laptop, works fine on my desktop....?
This line starts a regexp object.

Maybe you have an old version of the vbscript library installed on your pc.

See the stickies on the scripts and components section on how to make sure you have the latest version.

Red

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