Script access to tags?

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Script access to tags?

Post by mhite » Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:40 pm

Ok, big dumb question warning. Be prepared.

--> Can a MediaMonkey script get access to an ID3 tag that isn't normally in the UI? I would like to get a script that copies TIT1 or TKEY ID3 tags into one of the MediaMonkey custom fields. Possible? Impossible? My scenario is that I have an application -- Rapid Evolution -- that writes song key (ie. C# Major, G Minor, etc.) information to both the TIT1 and TKEY tags, none of which I can see inside MediaMonkey. I can set up a custom tag called 'key' inside of MM, and it would be great if I could have a script that copies TIT1 and/or TKEY over to the custom tag.

Possible/ not possible?

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Post by Lowlander » Thu Dec 07, 2006 8:19 pm

This is not possible, you can only connect to the DB.

Of course you could write a plugin that could this, but that would be more advanced than writing a script.

PS. Support for more ID3 fields has been requested, I don't know if MediaMonkey 3.0 will support any new fields. I do believe that MediaMonkey 3.0 will support ID3v2.4.
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Post by Bex » Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:31 am

Advanced Duplicate Find & Fix Find More From Same - Custom Search. | Transfer PlayStat & Copy-Paste Tags/AlbumArt between any tracks.
Tagging Inconsistencies Do you think you have your tags in order? Think again...
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Post by trixmoto » Mon Dec 11, 2006 5:39 am

Yes, it is possible - the script that Bex has linked to is an example. However, this has not been fully developed, so I'm not sure how reliable this method is.
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Post by Steegy » Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:33 am

imo MediaMonkey should expose core tag-editing functionality (but saying this is much easier than actually implementing it!). MM itself uses a id3-library (id3lib.dll) that does this.
Extensions: ExternalTools, ExtractFields, SongPreviewer, LinkedTracks, CleanImport, and some other scripts (Need Help with Addons > List of All Scripts).

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Post by mhite » Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:00 pm

Steegy wrote:imo MediaMonkey should expose core tag-editing functionality (but saying this is much easier than actually implementing it!). MM itself uses a id3-library (id3lib.dll) that does this.
Very badly needed, yes... :(

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Re: Script access to tags?

Post by trixmoto » Mon Dec 22, 2008 8:05 am

I'd just like to bump this rather old post - any chance we're likely to see this happen developers?
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