Haven't been there for a while, but let me say first that MP3Tag is nicer than ever. However, there's something I can't seem to achieve, probably because I'm doing it the wrong way.
My goal is to save in a text file any tag that can't be deduced from the path/filename (musicians, band members, producer etc.). I can't use a single file for the whole collection because I often reorganize it (add or delete folders etc.). So I went the "1 folder = 1 file" way.
Here's my folder structure:
<Artist><Album Artist> ¦ ¦ ¦ <Disc> ¦ ¦ .wv
To export my tags, I'm using this filename:
And the script code is (reduced to 3 tags for this example):
All is well: the result is one text file in each folder (album, single, EP etc.), formatted like this, with one line by track:
Nile Rodgers|Tommy Mandell\\\\Steve Ferrone|Reprise Don Was|Sara Lee\\\\Philippe Saisse\\\\Sonny Emory|Reprise Don Was|Sara Lee\\\\Sonny Emory\\\\|Reprise (etc.)
Now's the problem: how can I reimport these tags?
If I understand correctly, the "Convert > Text file - Tag" is only working with one text file for the whole operation. But my way is to have one text file by folder, and I have more than 3000 folders.
The "Import text file" action, is very nice, but again it seems I can't use it: the whole text is added to one field only. I thought I would import each line to its track, in a tag named "Whole" or something, than use a "Split fields by separator" action. But to achieve this, I need each line in the text file to be added to the right track, instead of every line added to all tracks.
I'm pretty sure there's a workaway. Maybe I'm doing the export the wrong way? If anybody can put me on track with this problem...