Hello Guys in MP3tag forums!
First I'd like to thank the developer of this program and all those who have contributed in these forums, you have probably saved months if not years of my life!
I have a question that you may be able to help with
I am currently in the process off overhauling/cleaning how I catalogue and tag my MP3 files
One of the things I am doing is adding a custom field to the tags of all my MP3s called FIRSTLETTER
The purpose of doing this is that I currently sort my music in the following way
Music\%firstletter%\%artist% - %album%$num(%track%,2) - %title% (currently being changed to Music\%firstletter%\%artist%\%album%$num(%track%,2) - %title%)
Music! Compilations\%album%$num(%track%,2) - %artist% - %title% (for compilations)
The firstletter field allows me to easily file tracks away both in the main library and when I want to move or copy files to external devices and keep the folder structure nearly identical.
Up until now I have been populating this field manually but it occurred to me during this overhaul that I could probably do this automatically which would save a great deal of time with compilations
I have attempted what was suggested in an earlier post on this forum and inserted this into a format value action and it works but I was wondering if I could take it a step further with your help.
Is there any way to add exclusions to the expression such as excluding the word 'The' for example.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
\m/ Guttersnipe \m/