hi, i've been using mp3tag for about a year now, and it's a fantastic piece of software.
one of the main features i like is how quickly i can achieve most things - i've used other tag software before and it's always been quite awkward to get things done, and when you have many MP3s, speed is important!
i've noticed that my workflow is being slowed down by the "select all" function so i have a simple suggestion that i hope would improve things.
i'm usually working on my MP3s one album at a time. so, like today where i'm updating some album covers, my workflow will be "open folder", "select all", "add cover art", "save".
it's getting really tedious to have to click the "edit" menu and then click the "select all" option every single time i open an album. most of the other functions i need can be made very speedy with the action group macros, and the fact that virtually every function i need is a button on the toolbar - but not this one. it's either two clicks with a mouse movement between, or it's "ctrl-A" which also requires me to move my hand across to the keyboard. doing this 5000 times over gets very repetetive!
i have two suggestions :
firstly, a "select all" button on the toolbar, preferably near to the "open folder" button, would at least make this function quicker.
however, i think it would make sense to be able to automatically select something as soon as the folder is opened. after all, you can't actually do anything until something is selected - so at the moment, there's a select function being imposed on the workflow there. we HAVE to select something after opening a folder, before we can do anything else - and since this has to happen, it should happen automatically.
so, i propose an option in the preferences : "automatically select XXXX upon opening folder", where XXXX can be chosen between "none", "first" and "all". personally i would choose "all" and leave it that way, but at least if it's an option then if someone doesn't like it they don't have to have it.