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Forum: Wishes and new features

Topic: Bulk Tag Editing Option
I have always been a heavy user of tags to help manage my library. But one feature that I used in Jaikoz that really helps a lot is the option to "paste at beginning" or "paste at end" so you don't overwrite tags but can augment them, especially in a bulk form.

For instance, let's say I've never used a specific subgenre before but want to tag it in a bunch of songs. A paste at beginning/end allows me to add that tag without removing any of the other tags in that field.

You could enable it UI wise with a right-click option in the field where paste already is an option.
 

Inviato Sun 27 Aug 23 @ 8:44 pm
+1
 

Inviato Sun 27 Aug 23 @ 8:59 pm
Hoping if there is a bump in this it's something that will grace the program someday :)
 

Inviato Mon 16 Oct 23 @ 11:29 pm
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
Can be done with a specific work flow.
Put the tracks in sidelist, and make a 'scroller' rsi script on a custom_button

browser_window sidelist & browser_scroll top & repeat_start_instant scroller 1000ms -1 & browser_window sidelist !? repeat_stop scroller : get_text "My prefix `get_browsed_song genre`" & param_cast 'text' & browsed_song genre & browser_scroll bottom ? repeat_stop scroller : browser_scroll +1


Tested here slow at 1s but you can crank that to 25ms, all you have to do is change what is in get_text "" , prefix, postfix, any browser field.
Not the most fluid of methods but serviceable.
 

Inviato Tue 17 Oct 23 @ 12:10 am
locodog wrote :
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Do you know of a way to have the get_text launch a dialog box and accept that input?
 

Inviato Tue 17 Oct 23 @ 12:19 am
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
no need to quote whole messages, I'm the post directly above, from 5 minutes ago.

Isn't a custom_button a text box enough?
to make it multipurpose and simple textbox driven would need a rewrite and I'm not even sure how to do it, probably possible but I'm not sure how
 

Inviato Tue 17 Oct 23 @ 12:39 am
The reasoning would be that you would have to edit the custom button for every time you are trying to insert text for each "job". Naturally a press of a button with a text input interrupt would be even better.

But no doubt your solution does work. :)
 

Inviato Tue 17 Oct 23 @ 1:11 am
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
yeah done this now, it needs 3 popup boxes; tag, start|end, thingToAdd.
I only made a two tag test but it will scale.
 

Inviato Mon 27 Nov 23 @ 10:52 am
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
 

Inviato Wed 29 Nov 23 @ 6:47 pm
It's been a busy couple months. Awesome progress. What were the additional bits to launch a dialog box for the entries?
 

Inviato Sat 13 Jan 24 @ 12:46 am
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
check pm
 

Inviato Sat 13 Jan 24 @ 3:02 am