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General - (fb2k) / Re: How to display embedded artwork or artwork file
Last post by Kontrarian -
I have foobar2000 set to prefer embedded art, and if that's not there it will look for cover.jpg, folder.jpg, etc (the usual), none of that is the problem.
The problem is showing individual tracks embedded art when they are part of an album.
Imagine an artist releasing a digital album and embedding unique art for each individual track.
Then when playing it in foobar2000 the image would change when it goes from track 1 to track 2, etc.
BUT it doesn't, it just continues to show the embedded art in track 1.
Now, if I have two tracks with different embedded art and they don't get grouped together in the playlist because they are from different artists and different albums, then foobar2000 will change the art when the song changes.
BUT, if they are grouped together in an album foobar2000 just shows the embedded art from the first track the whole time.
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Support - (fb2k) / File Operations: Truncated Presets
Last post by Kontrarian -
I have recently been reorganizing my files and foobar2000's file operations are a huge time saver!
BUT, I find it difficult to select my presets since their names get truncated and there appears to be no way to widen that part of the dialog box.
No matter how big I make the dialog box, the presets don't gain any screen real-estate.

Example:


Is there a way to widen this or should I submit a feature request?

Thank you!
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: Tags not saving
Last post by fooball -
FB2K caches the tag info.  If you edit tags within one instance of FB2K, it updates the file and the cache, but there is nothing to tell another instance of FB2K that the file has been altered externally (the same thing would apply however you edited the tags).

You can force foobar2000 to reload tag information after external edits. There are multiple ways to do this, one is to hold Shift, right click the tracks and use context menu command 'Tagging' -> 'Reload info from file(s)'.

However, if you are using external tags, then your edits don't get saved into the track files at all and instead to a database or ghost files.  They won't get seen by another FB2K instance unless specifically configured to share the database/ghosts, and I'm not sure whether that's possible.
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Support - (fb2k) / Tags not saving
Last post by zpoison -
Hello, I modified the tags/properties of an album on FB2k 32 bits but I'm not seeing the changes on the other version (portable or 64bits) and vice versa, any changes seems like they are not saved on other Fb2k versions.

Once I reinstalled FB2k out of scratches and I've lost most if not all (not sure) of the changes I did.

I'm using foo_external_tags
I have selected to use "only folder tags" in hope to save the tags into a folder so I would not lose them

What can I do please?
To make sure the tags will be saved for years to come
See the pictures if you need to see my tags options in advanced/properties
Best regards