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  • alexberka
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Automatic tagging in foobar
Hello. I have a large amount of vinyl captured files which have no artist/album tagging, but are arranged in a folder structure e.g. /artist/album/track_name. Is there any easy way to map directory structure onto artist and album tagging in foobar without me laboriously having to enter all the text fields?

Cheers

  • Frank Bicking
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  • Emerelle
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If you pick that option (automatically fill values...) in the next dialog you choose from: Other and insert the path this way $directory_path(%path%)
Then you can write a pattern depending on your folder structure. Keep in mind, unwanted characters can be masked with an empty tag like %%
Hth

  • Frank Bicking
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choose from: Other and insert the path this way $directory_path(%path%)

That is not necessary, "file names" includes parent folders (see the documentation above).

  • alexberka
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Thanks very much, saved me lot of hassle.

  • Emerelle
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Geez Frank, I did not pay attention to that.The preview shows the path as soon as a backslash is entered. Good to know.