# in File Manager vs Track in Mp3tag

This is my first experience with Mp3tag and I am using v2.91. I am trying to load an audio book in a Sansa Clip but the ordering of the files in the Sansa is not correct. I think I have determined that the Sansa is ordering by the Track while displaying the title. Regardless, when I use Mp3tag to change the Track to the first 3 numbers of the Filename it seems successful in Mp3tag. When I look at the results in Windows 10 File Manager the results are not the same. Should the # in File Manager show the same as Track in Mp3tag? I tried using a 4 digit Track as suggested in another post but that did not help. Here are some screenshots for an example.


Original in File manager: # Sequence is 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,...


Original in Mp3Tag


After in Mp3Tag
Action(Quick)>Format Value>Format Field:Track, Format String:$left(%_filename%,3)


After Action in File manager: # Sequence is 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,8,9,10,11,...

Okay. Thank you. I had read about it in another post but I understood more leading zeros was the work around. Now I suppose breaking the audio book into 2 volumes is the work around as there are 191 files.

I think this is only necessary if the sorting of the windows explorer is important for you.
What your player needs for correct sorting maybe another case.

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