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Set StarRating from CLI
Authored by: patpro on Mar 16, '11 04:49:57AM
Awesome. I'm using Bridge (CS3) to manage my picture collection. I rate picts to sort them, but this rating is not recorded is the Spotlight Metadata. Thanks to you, I've been able to create a small script to export the rating from the Adobe XMP file to picture's Spotlight metadata:
for XML in $(find . -name IMG_*xmp); do 
rating=$(awk '/xap:Rating/ {gsub(/ *<[^>]*>/,"",$0); print $0}' $XML)
[ -f ${XML/xmp/CR2} ] && xattr -w "com.apple.metadata:kMDItemStarRating" $rating ${XML/xmp/CR2}
done
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