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Sort by date, not by folder structure
Frecktel
post Jan 10 2012, 08:59
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Hi all,

I've been trying to sort the albums of a specific artist by date, but so far no success.
I'm using Columns UI with NG playlist enabled, and my script is:
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$if(%album artist%,%album artist%,%artist%) [/ %date% / %album% ]

However, it seems that this is only for display and has nothing to do with the actual sorting.
I'm coming to the conclusion that sorting is only defined by alphabetical order of the folder structure, but I would like to avoid putting the date in the album folder name, or worse, in the song title.

Probably an easy question for most of you, but I've been looking around the forum and the wiki, and didn't find anything conclusive.
Am I missing something, or is there a workaround?

Thanks.

This post has been edited by db1989: Jan 10 2012, 20:09
Reason for edit: changing [code] to [codebox] to avoid unnecessary minimal height of latter
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tpijag
post Jan 13 2012, 22:31
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album list views are controlled by the view you have selected. If viewing by folder structure does not give you the look you want, add a new view via preferences.
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