Auto Tagging Artist and Album Artist the Same

This has been asked in various forms but I couldn't find any solution specific to this.

I just want to tag all of my files by using the same entry in both the Artist and Album Artists fields by using the Filename - Tag tool. I can do one or the other, but I want to do both at the same time. All of my files are Artist - Title.mp3

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Using a action group with 2 subsequent actions does this job for the user

I really don't understand that. I'm reading the Help page and every Action setup I've tried doesn't work.

Wouldn't then a subsequent application of Convert functions be the safer way?
First you import the data with Convert>Filename-Tag and
Format string: %artist% - %title%

and then copy the contents of ARTIST into ALBUMARTIST with Convert>Tag-Tag for ALBUMARTIST
Format string: %artist%

Doing it with actions could be done with an action of the type "Guess value" with
Source: %_filename%
Target: %artist% - %title%

and then a second action in that group but this time of the type "Format value" for ALBUMARTIST
Format string: %artist%

That's exactly what I was trying to do. Thank you.