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#599490 - 05/28/20 08:46 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Option to always have SONG TITLE area identical to file name
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Hey dudes - we're in 2020 and long file names are a cinch.

Its a real pain in the proverbial to have to keep the song title and file name tracking each other. This becomes especially an issue when one is experimenting with and saving different versions of the same song arrangement - for example with different styles.

So please PG - the whole issue of SONG NAME vs FILE NAME needs to be addressed.

Give us the option to JUST USE THE FILE NAME!!! (minus extension)

That you and have a nice day
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#599641 - 05/29/20 04:31 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Option to always have SONG TITLE area identical to file name [Re: nonchai]
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I thought this was possible, but have a I missed the point?


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#599703 - 05/29/20 12:36 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Option to always have SONG TITLE area identical to file name [Re: nonchai]
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VideoTrack, the response from nonchai will be interesting.

Nonchai is using Band-in-a-Box (BiaB) for Mac. I'm wondering if BiaB for Mac doesn't handle long names. As you know there are subtle differences between BiaB for Mac and BiaB for Windows. Maybe file names is one of the differences and this is just the first post pointing out the difference.

I'll be glad once the Windows and Mac programs share the same features.
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#599802 - 05/30/20 01:44 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Option to always have SONG TITLE area identical to file name [Re: Jim Fogle]
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Thanks for the comment, Jim.

Perhaps the Mac is different, although one would have thought that surely by now it wouldn't impose a shortened naming convention.

Perhaps some other Mac user could check the function on their system?
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#599911 - 05/30/20 05:13 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Option to always have SONG TITLE area identical to file name [Re: nonchai]
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It's also interesting to note that, according to his signature, he's a BiaB for Mac beta tester. I don't think I've ever seen someone attest they are a beta tester in their signature.
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