Load all files in a particular folder named with a future date

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polp6880
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Re: Load all files in a particular folder named with a future date

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Hi Bernd,

Thanks for getting back.

This is the output: https://pastebin.com/bGsQK6HA

I tried seeing what the output is but can't see anything that's set up incorrectly. There must be something though.
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Re: Load all files in a particular folder named with a future date

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Please check your Filter value. It starts with a space/blank, so please remove the leading space.
It must be '${yyyy}${MM}${dd}.mp3' but in the output I can see you specified ' ${yyyy}${MM}${dd}.mp3'

I hope you see/recognize the difference which for string heater or equal comparison very important.
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Re: Load all files in a particular folder named with a future date

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Hi Bernd,

Thanks for catching that. Indeed, that was the issue. As soon as I removed the leading space, the script worked fine.

The only other thing that I noticed was that the file with today's date was not loading. The first file was the one named with tomorrow's date. I tweaked the filter a bit like so: [FilenameOnly] >= '*[DATE:{${start_yyyy}-${start_MM}-${start_dd}}:{days}:{-1}:{yyyyMMdd}].mp3' - this worked perfectly.

Again, thanks Bernd for the awesome support.
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Re: Load all files in a particular folder named with a future date

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Here in all my tests today’s file was of course included, hence the greater or equal (>=) comparison.
Ie. check the Sorting feature of your media lib - as written.
However, if your tweak works perfectly- that is great!

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