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Old 03-27-2011, 10:59 AM   #1
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Is there a way to do a search that will look only for Authors without a comma? I am changing my library so that authors and author_sort are LN, FN, but there are a number of entries that are still FN LN, and going through it manually is tedious to say the least. I would like to view only authors that do not have the comma so I can change them all with the search/replace function. I tried the search, and added , to the Any of these unwanted words field, but it looks in all metadata fields, and I want to search only authors
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:18 AM   #2
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You could install my Quality Check plugin which has this as a menu option, if you use it fairly often. Behind the scenes, it just does this search:

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Old 03-27-2011, 12:21 PM   #4
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Thank you very much ... this gives me more than I asked for and works like a charm!
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