Old 27th February 2018, 21:47   #1
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ATF code for indicating a file being in a specific folder

Lately I have been tempering with my ATF a lot. And the only thing I miss is:

an indicator that would show up if the file being played was residing in a specific folder or its sub-folders


Is it possible- can I make some $if2 with a path to this folder, without the need to list all of the sub-folders?
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Old 13th August 2018, 15:53   #2
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Lately I have been tempering with [...]
And by "tempering" I mean "tampering" of course
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Old 13th August 2018, 16:23   #3
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Have you tried something like "c:\path\to\the\desired\folder\*\"? I don't know if it'll work, but it looks like it might.
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Old 3rd September 2018, 17:21   #4
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Have you tried something like "c:\path\to\the\desired\folder\*\"? I don't know if it'll work, but it looks like it might.
Thanks for the idea



I tried these ones

code:
$if(($filepath(M:\*)), YES, NO)
$if(($filepath(M:\)), YES, NO)
$if($filepath(M:\*), YES, NO)
$if($filepath(M:\), YES, NO)



code:
$if(($filepath("M:\*")), YES, NO)
$if(($filepath("M:\")), YES, NO)
$if($filepath("M:\*"), YES, NO)
$if($filepath("M:\"), YES, NO)



but all I got was always "NO", no matter if the file was loaded from the drive M or from drive C; and I wanted to get YES for a file from drive M and NO in case of C
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Old 3rd September 2018, 22:47   #5
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Keep trying.

$left(%filename%,1) returns the Drive letter
$filename(%filename%) returns the base filename
$directory(%filename%,2) returns the name of the folder, up 2 levels

See: http://www.meggamusic.co.uk/winamp/d...f.htm#filepart

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Old 4th September 2018, 19:23   #6
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I dumbed down my example; that what I am after for

I need to have and indicator [which I myself will specify] to show only if a file was loaded from
M:\M\-\
or any other subfolders in that location. And in the future this location might shrink to something like
M:\-\
or extend to something like
M:\M\-\--\

But most of my files are in location
M:\Music\NAME-OF-AN-INDIVIDUAL-ARTIST
plus few others locations, for which I do not need an indication / marker. I do not need I do not want to see
Music
or
NAME-OF-AN-INDIVIDUAL-ARTIST

I only need to see that
-
or [more preferably] my own indicator / marker substituting for the name of that specific folder, in the beginning or at the end of my ATF displayed by Winamp

And so under that link I do not see codes that could accommodate that. Something that would display >>YES<< or whatever characters I wold choose but only then when the file is exactly in
M:\M\-\
or somewhere even deeper [in a subfolder or subfolder od a subfolder etc.]. Because there is no such code? Am I right?

It seems that the only way I could go around that is to use
code:
$left(%filename%,1)

while moving that
-
folder from drive M to some extra drive that from now on would hold only those files that I currently designate / mark by keeping them in that
M:\M\-\
location. But I do not want to do that. I keep all of music and audio files on the M drive; for a more convenient way of keeping a track of them and for easier archive / backup purposes. I could also try to map a folder and / or create a virtual drive- but that would be using more of solutions that divert even further from my modus operandi


So- is there a code that would accommodate my need or not? A code that would
show X when Y is meet; and that Y is the specified location or its subfolders
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Old 4th September 2018, 23:34   #7
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A wizard friend of mine told me that what you're lookin' for can be achieved with:

code:
$IfStrEqual2($split(%filename%,\,0),'M:','YES',' NO')


Does it?

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Old 5th September 2018, 09:41   #8
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A wizard friend of mine told me that what you're lookin' for can be achieved with:
[...]
Tnak you, this is getting me somewhat nearer
code:
$IfStrEqual2($split(%FILENAME%,\,0),'M:','YES',)

as it no longer requires from me messing up with drives and folders; thus allowing for a more neat workaround

But still I cannot put the very precised path
M:\M\-\*
M:\M\-\
M:\M\-

as all of those three versions inserted where currently the
M:
is in the code, make that >>YES<< indication stop from showing up [the >>NO<< I have removed myself on purpose]
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Old 5th September 2018, 17:50   #9
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Maybe this does what you want.
(I attached it as a txt file because the forum was screwing up the code.)

Yikes. Nearly 400 characters to produce 1 word! (The max. accepted length of the ATF string is 1022 characters)
Winamp ATF is not exactly a high-level programming language.

http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=399650
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Old 7th September 2018, 17:11   #10
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Maybe this does what you want.
(I attached it as a txt file because the forum was screwing up the code.)
[...]
Maybe... if we decode that code first...

A] The %filename% at the end- I do not think I need it at all. I have my %filename% already in my current string

B] Is >>CorrectDrive<< legit part of the code or place where I am suppose to put a letter of a drive?

C] All the YESes I can replace with the characters I will want to see to indicate that state [info] which I am after?

D] All the NOs I can remove, leaving just a coma followed by nothing? [Becasue I do not need to see confirmation of a no-state, because for me the no-state is the correct / main one]

E] Is that SOME_INDICATOR the place where I put those characters I want to see [thus not the plae where YESes are]?
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First, lets clear something up.

You should change the 2 instances of W to M so the code will apply to your file system.

In your original question you gave examples like this:
M:
M:\M\-
I don't have an M:\ drive so I used my W:\ drive for testing but forgot to change the letters in my code to match your question.
Sorry about that chief.

A] %filename% at the end is only there for a comparison, to see whether or not the results are what is desired.

B] "CorrectDrive", "NumberOfParts" and "SecondPart" are the names of variables that contain the results of a sub-string. They can be anything. But the words will not be displayed. See the documentation about $puts $put and $get.

C] No. Every YES and NO is part of the code. They also could be anything, but you may notice that they are part of $if functions. YES and NO are the possible answers to the question asked by the $if functions.

D] No. See above. Don't change them.

E] Yes. SOME_INDICATOR is whatever you want to see. And if you don't see that, you'll see BLANK

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First, lets clear something up.
[...]
Thanks, now I have to I have to chew through that

But in the meantime I also have a somewhat [partially] similar riddle: http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=453544
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