dougscripts.com

December 18 2021 - 4:42 pm

UPDATED: Sort on First Article v1.1

This script will scan the selected tracks for the Title, Artist, Album Artist, or Album tag. If the tag starts with the specified text ("The", by default, but changeable to "A", "An" or what-have-you) then the full text of that tag will be applied to the track's corresponding Sorting tag.
For example, you may not want a track named "The Look of Love" sorted as "Look of Love" or an artist named "The Three O'Clock" sorted as "Three O'Clock", and so on. By replacing the Sorting tag's abbreviated text with the full text, the item will sort on the initial article.

Latest version:

  • Officially compiled as Universal
  • Commensurate improvements for M1 Macs

More information for Sort on First Article v1.1 and download link is here.

Site contents © 2001 - 2022 (that's right: 2001) Doug Adams and weblished by Doug Adams. Contact support AT dougscripts DOT com. About.
All rights reserved. Privacy.
AppleScript, iTunes, iPod, iPad, and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. This site has no direct affiliation with Apple, Inc.
The one who says "it cannot be done" should not be interrupting the one who is doing it.