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CoClass SDBSongData, Interface ISDBSongData

Property Get/Let Author As String

Property description

There is a redundant property, ISDBSongData::MusicComposer, in Media Monkey 2.5. Based on limited testing it appears that this property (Author) is the property to use. The ISDBSongData::UpdateDB and ISDBSongData::WriteTags methods seem to use the value from Author rather than the value in the ISDBSongData::MusicComposer property. Also, this value can be used to display data already in the database, while ISDBSongData::MusicComposer apparently does not.

The situation under MediaMonkey version 3.x is unknown.

Scripting Object SDBSongData
Value Name Author
Value Type String
Database Table Songs
Field Name Author
Field Type Text
Tracklist Column Composer
Example Data Benny Andersson

Example Code

Complete script


  For iCounter = 0 to objSongList.count - 1                                    'SongLists
      Set objSongData = objSongList.Item(iCounter)
      StringAuthor = objSongData.Author
      SDB.MessageBox "Value = '" &  StringAuthor & "'", mtError, Array(mbOK)    'SDB.MessageBox
' objSongData.Author = StringNewAuthor 'Commented Out For Safety
' objSonglist.UpdateAll              'Commented Out For Safety                 'UpdateAll
                         Updates db and writes tags (if checked in options)
End Sub