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Rick Blevins

06 Jun, 2010 02:00 PM


I'm seeing some weird behavior when exporting songs, specifically related to song keys.

For the song in question: the song grid displays the key as C.

When I export a single song, the XML contains the following:

 <void property="key"> 
    <object class="com.tagtraum.audiokern.key.MajorKey" method="valueOf"> 

When I export all songs for this artist, the XML is:

 <void property="key"> 
    <object id="MajorKey0" class="com.tagtraum.audiokern.key.MajorKey" method="valueOf"> 

and when I export all songs in the library:

 <void property="key"> 
    <object idref="MajorKey6"/> 

As I understand it, MajorKey6 maps to G Major, not C Major.

Any help would be appreciated.

if you experienced a crash or other abnormal behavior, you might want to attach log files from C:\Users\rick816us\AppData\Local\tagtraum industries\beaTunes\logs

  • beaTunes: 2.1.8
  • JVM: Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM
  • Version: 14.3-b01
  • Vendor: Sun Microsystems Inc.
  • OS: Windows Vista 6.0, x86
  • Registered as: Richard Blevins
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by hendrik on 06 Jun, 2010 03:04 PM

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    beaTunes uses http://java.sun.com/products/jfc/tsc/articles/persistence/ for export/import. So MajorKey6 may map to whatever was serialized before with that specific id. In other words, the id is not the same each time you export something, but refers to a key that was serialized earlier in the same file.

    Hope this helps,


  2. 2 Posted by Rick Blevins on 06 Jun, 2010 03:38 PM

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    Thanks for the reply. I'm not a java expert, so I guess my question is;
    Is there a method (export, web service, etc) to access the current value
    of a metadata item?



  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by hendrik on 06 Jun, 2010 04:50 PM

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    Hi Rick,

    Export or a plugin are your only options. How do you want to continue
    to process the data? I.e. what is your final goal?


    Am 06.06.2010 um 17:40 schrieb Rick Blevins <[email blocked]

  4. 4 Posted by Rick Blevins on 07 Jun, 2010 01:46 PM

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    Just experimenting with some of beaTunes metadata. I should be able to
    get the data I want from your previous emails. I'll let you know how it


  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by hendrik on 07 Jun, 2010 03:55 PM

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    Alright! Good luck!

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