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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Obviously, there would need to be some way to access the playlist. Does GPM make it available? Can it be exported? It would be interesting to see what format it is in.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Thanks - this would require support to be added to the underlying tagging library (Jaudiotagger). I would've thought the container format (Ogg) wouldn't be that much different between Vorbis (which we support) and Opus, but it looks like not everything works out just yet.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    I can totally understand why you'd want to retain this.

    Currently bliss only reads/writes the fields inside the music files. Are you sure this data is stored inside the music files? It sounds like something that would be in an iTunes database.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Ah, yes, I think the problem here is that because you've fixed the album, the "return to album list" link forgets that you were originally on non-compliant albums.

    I think the back button *should* work for now...

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    5 comments  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminDan Gravell (Founder and programmer, bliss) commented  · 

    My albums are in a cardboard box in the spare room sorted by whatever order I threw them in... I don't listen to CDs!

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    I suppose we all have our own approaches!

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    Do you mean _all_ albums sorted by year, or have year links and then show _only_ albums in that year?

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    14 comments  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Dave - there is a way to have custom min/max settings to narrow it, e.g. to 450-550. See https://www.blisshq.com/music-library-management-blog/2018/01/09/custom-album-art-sizes/ . Also note the caveats.

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    I merged an idea from Bernard Danino:

    The settings available in the interface do not in the end strive for the biggest cover art size available, if you wish to be it so.
    Instead and although you set no maximum size it will usually settle for some averagely low cover art.

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    Ok, so are you saying the automatic fetcher should still install art that is better, but not necessarily compliant?

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    Thanks for this. It sounds like your main idea is a way to have graduated sizing requirements. I wonder if this other idea could be adapted to fix the situation: http://ideas.blisshq.com/forums/21939-bliss/suggestions/2025863-provide-a-preferred-size-option-for-selecting-al

    You could say:

    ideal: 500x500+
    ok: 300x300+

    Everything else is disallowed. What do you think?

    Regarding genres, please get in touch via email and attach a debug archive (see http://www.blisshq.com/support/reporting-problems.html ).

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    Yeah this makes sense. Consider the use case that you really want art for all music but you want it to be as high quality as possible. So you set the minimum size low or leave it unset to make sure as much art as possible is found, and you run the chance of smaller art being chosen when larger art is available.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    We don't have an Android version, no. Typically, for use with a portable player you could install bliss on a different Windows, Mac or Linux based computer (if you have one) and fix your library from there.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Agree that more information would be good - you can see the buttons to delete files though, right?

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    2 comments  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Ok - but this only has an indirect effect on the folder name. The assigned artist name is what is used to complete a path by the file organisation rule. I'll change the title slightly (let me know if I'm missing something).

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    15 comments  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Ah yes - that should workaround it, but at the expense of larger (in terms of data size) images...

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    Yeah, this has come up a couple of times in the past few weeks...

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    No, if there's already art there it won't see the "folder" file has been changed and re-embed...

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    Have you tried BatchPhoto? On a Linux platform, Image Magick will probably do it somehow.

    What you could do is:

    - Set bliss to remove embedded art
    - Apply rules - all embedded art removed
    - Run separate software to convert the folder.jpg files
    - Set bliss to embed art (bliss will embed from folder.* if "folder" is set in the cover art filename field)
    - Apply rules - all non-progressive JPEGs embedded

    Take backups first ;-)

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    Is this for embedded art?

    For image files, you could use a separate image processing app.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Thanks, currently all file movements are relative to the root music folder path. But what you're suggesting is valid (of course, in the case where music files are in different folders, this won't help bring them back together).

    I clarified the title to describe the feature more generally.

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    2 comments  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    I tested this and after clicking a "Set to" response, only the album in question rescanned.

    A few thoughts that might help us work out what is wrong:

    - Make sure you're using the latest version - there was a fix for rescanning albums there
    - Did you click it when an ongoing library-wide rescan was ongoing?
    - Maybe it was the "Allow ..." fix? That definitely does induce a library-wide rescan

    It's probably best if you can send us a debug archive - "Help" > "Download debug archive" to support@blisshq.com . Tell us, if you can remember, which album you clicked the "Set to" fix on.

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    This sounds like a bug - only the album on which "Set genre to" should be rescanned. I'll check this later.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Currently it should be the system default...

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Quite a nice general rule :-)

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    The idea would be to convert all files from any format to one specific format, ignoring (but including) files already in that format.

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    Interesting comment. You don't think maintaining different versions of a file is a form of management?

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    The idea was also partly inspired by mp3fs ( http://mp3fs.sourceforge.net/ ) although obviously without the FUSE filesystem having the mirror leads to more duplication, so it's not quite as elegant.

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    1 comment  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Thanks. Which page is this? Can you attach a screenshot?

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    13 comments  ·  bliss  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    AdminDan Gravell (Founder and programmer, bliss) commented  · 

    Nicely summarised.

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    To an extent, 2a is in principle already covered by the accuracy rules - only trouble is it doesn't work for completing missing fields!

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    Thanks for the very clear clarification!

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    What sort of problems? Do you mean issues with the way bliss updates the album artist tag?

    Right now, bliss shows different tags depending on the album artist... If an album artist is set, that is what is shown in the artist field. If not, it's the track artists.

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    Sounds good. I think the 'rule' for this might be a checkbox declaring "album artist" must be set for each album, and the response (when it isn't) is to set the album artist as you say.

    Could also check that the album artist is accurate... I had a case the other day where two tracks on an album had different album artists, and the rest of the tracks had no album artist. That's asking for trouble...

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