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dkoh

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Again, I don't know if this is intentional or not.

I dropped a bunch of trash files from my desktop into an album folder an ran SK with a folder renamer (creates a new folder and moves contents on save). These types were:
JPG, GIF, PDF, EXE, INI, JAI, XLSM, DOCX, NFO, INF, LNK, TXT, BAT, ZIP, & XML.

After SK, only the two images (JPG GIF) moved. Should everything else be moved?

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Also, if there's a subfolder inside the album full of images, those also do not get moved.

\Album
-Track1.mp3
-Track2.mp3
-\Covers
--Front.jpg
--Back.jpg
--CD.jpg

The 'covers' folder will stay behind in the original folder.

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Not sure, do you want to raise a issue ?

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I would recommend that SK does not move any non music files or album artwork in the spirit of KISS. People that would be interested in SK over jaikoz would be the ones that would want to have their whole collection cleaned with as few buttons and options as possible. Something where one program could clean their whole collection with little to no thought and remove all the garbage. Ideally it should not delete these other files or folders either. That way any left behind can still be salvaged if needs be.

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Hmmm. I'm on both sides of this one.

I personally would prefer to see all non-music and non-art files trashed.

I can see how it would be easy to sort out the garbage in the old folders left behind, but that's assuming they're named bad in the first place and easy to spot. It's a little different when "Wonderful World" gets renamed to "A Wonderful World". I also dropped my jaw when I filed a large artist (I think it was Pink Floyd) and most folders were duplicated.

I could vote either way on this one, as I just search in the OS and delete anyways. What convinced me to file this issue was I asked myself, "Is it SK's job to manage misc. files?"

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True, but what i did was set the preferences to save all the changed files to a new folder called c:\done\ That way the only thing that was left behind after was either trash or files that were not matched. Though personally i always go through before i do my matching and convert all files to mp3 and then do a search on the folders and delete everything that is not mp3 or jpg.

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Good point. I do things a little backwards from that; Cleaning things up in a "New Songs" folder, then moving them into the shiny clean place.

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Added a comment to http://jthink.net:8081/browse/SONGKONG-41#comment-10363

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