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Old 03-29-2012, 01:44 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by M. Northstar View Post
I joined the forums to ask about exactly this same problem, except that I'm using the Find&replace feature of the metadata editor... and if it doesn't find my group in a filename it returns the entire name instead of an empty string; i.e. my regex of
Code:
.*? \((.+?)-(\d+)\)
Applied to
  • The Yellow Admiral
  • Master and Commander (aubrey-1)
  • Heart of the West
returns:
  • The Yellow Admiral
  • aubrey [1]
  • Heart of the West
as the series.

Obviously this is sub-optimal, as in completely useless, so I'd be very grateful for some help.
Series is a PITA
You need to do it as 3 passes.
Pass 1 sets JUST the series name
Pass 2 sets the Series_index

Pass 3 consumes the Series and Series index, leaving the remainder in the title
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