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#430701 - 09/22/17 08:18 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Song Picker Sort Order
dylanw Offline
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I don’t know what I did, but somehow the song picker no longer lists songs in any discernible order. I’ve tried deleting SongList3.bin, deleting the preferences and even reinstalling BiaB.

Any suggestions?


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#430713 - 09/22/17 09:40 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: dylanw]
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When you click on the column name at the top will it change ?
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#430715 - 09/22/17 10:29 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: Pipeline]
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The column headings are not clickable.

(On mine, at least. I don’t recall if they were clickable before this started or not. The column headers have a flatter look to them than the ones in the style picker, which are clickable.)

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#430753 - 09/22/17 01:33 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: dylanw]
w Offline
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Loc: somewhere in outer space
^

Have you tried " rebuild list "


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#430785 - 09/22/17 08:15 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: w]
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Originally Posted By: w
^

Have you tried " rebuild list "



Repeatedly.

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#430790 - 09/22/17 09:09 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: dylanw]
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I suppose that is another "To Do" the column sort.
Is it in the same order as the SongList.bin ?
You can put it into an excel spreadsheet and sort them,
then type the song in the search.


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#430995 - 09/24/17 09:18 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: Pipeline]
dylanw Offline
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Originally Posted By: Pipeline
I suppose that is another "To Do" the column sort.
Is it in the same order as the SongList.bin ?
You can put it into an excel spreadsheet and sort them,
then type the song in the search.


I don’t have Excel, and I’ve had no luck loading it in LibreOffice in any recognizable form (just exactly what character is it using for a delimiter, anyway?). That said, it does seem to have the same order as the song picker window.

I may just take to loading files from the Finder.

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#431008 - 09/24/17 10:59 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: dylanw]
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You can use Find & Replace to remove the garbage characters between the names with a delimiter - or anything else.

It should be the same order as the filename > File Name
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#434650 - 10/22/17 09:17 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: dylanw]
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So I can confirm that the issue is a problem with having the songs folder on an APFS volume. I realized this when I noticed that the custom icons dialog in Logic Pro X was all out of order as well. I copied my songs folder over to an HFS+ volume and, sure enough, the songs appeared in the correct order.

I don’t know enough about the file systems to tell what’s gone wrong. I’ve sent feedback to Apple so maybe it’ll get fixed in an update.

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#441205 - 11/28/17 08:09 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Song Picker Sort Order [Re: dylanw]
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