How to replace a double backslash (and other slashes) in a field?

Hello Everyone,

I "literally" discovered the hard way that to apply the Action > Replace does not in fact replace the double-backslash present in a — with whatever I intend to. In this case, I wish to replace the double-backslash (\) (or, similarly, the single backslash, the double-slash, the single slash) with a space-dot-space, which, in itself, appears to pose a problem. However, I am sticking to it.

The little I understand of it, I have to use the Action > "Replace with regular expression" with which to achieve the intended replacement, but since I do not have the level of regex training it commands, I am asking for your assistance.

Thank you.

Please show us a screenshot from such a tag, pressing Alt+T.

(It could be that this \\ are not really stored inside your tags and is only displayed as separator between multiple contents with the same tag name.)

Please check the extended tags dialogue and you will probably find 2 fields of the same kind the data of which you see as separated with the double backslash.
You would have to apply an action of the type "Merge duplicate fields" to join them. Set a different separator than the backslash.

(It could be that this \\ are not really stored inside your tags and is only displayed as separator between multiple contents with the same tag name.)

In this particular case, the double-backslash appears to be used solely as a separator in the field, for example:

Horacio Gutierrez (piano)\\London Symphony Orchestra\\Andre Previn (conductor)

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Please check the extended tags dialogue and you will probably find 2 fields of the same kind the data of which you see as separated with the double backslash.

There are no less than three ARTIST fields in the extended (metadata) dialogue. I am going to use the "Merge duplicate fields" Action to see what I can turn up.

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Thank you very much to you both.

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