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A script to aid in iTunes reimported CD naming
Authored by: klawton on Jun 15, '03 12:48:27PM
This hint really helped. I just got an iPod so I've begun reencoding everything at AC 128 so I can fit more on it. This is my first time needing to script iTunes (or pretty much any app).

I have a couple suggestions, one of which is more of a question:

I wanted the script to clean up after itself, by emptying the "copy" playlist after use, so I changed the loop to:

repeat with i from 1 to theNumber
	set the name of (audio CD track i of theCD) to 
		(the name of track 1 of theList) as string
	delete track 1 of theList
end repeat
Since I drop each track from the playlist after it's updated, I had to change the "track i" to "track 1" in the third line. Anyway, this works, although a "delete all tracks from theList" at the end would be more intuitive.

My second suggestion/observation/question is that it seems essential that you set the sort order for the "copy" playlist to track #. I didn't have this set and it assigned all the wrong names to the tracks on the CD. Am I right about this? Would it be better to put "sort theList by track#" in the script? I can't see how to do that (I'm new to this, remember).

Thanks for the tip!

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