Can Mp3tag do this?
July 9, 2011 11:31 AM   Subscribe

Mp3tag-filter: Can the program fill empty Title fields with the Filename?

It seems like the program lets you do far fancier things than that. But if the documentation explains how to do this, I wasn't able to find it.

I'm using version 2.49, if that makes a difference.
posted by Trurl to Technology (6 answers total)
How to import parts of the filename into the tag? explains how to do that. Or are you talking about doing it only when the title field is empty? Because this would just overwrite the title field as far as I can tell.
posted by bjrn at 11:59 AM on July 9, 2011

Best answer: Sort by title. Shift-select only those with a blank title. Click the "Filename - Tag" button. Enter "%title%" (without the quotes) in the popup. Click Okay.
posted by robtoo at 12:00 PM on July 9, 2011 [1 favorite]

Response by poster: Awesome! Then could I enter something to have a leading two-digit number stripped from the Filename during the transfer- i.e. changing 01 Main Title to Main Title?
posted by Trurl at 12:12 PM on July 9, 2011

I think "%dummy% %title%" should work.
posted by robtoo at 12:17 PM on July 9, 2011 [1 favorite]

(to be clear, the %dummy% will strip off the first word, regardless of it being a two-digit number or not)
posted by robtoo at 12:26 PM on July 9, 2011 [1 favorite]

Response by poster: Perfect.

Resolving the question... LIKE A BOSS.
posted by Trurl at 12:40 PM on July 9, 2011

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