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if genres undefined then...

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hi
if genres is undefined then use ...
how to?
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e.g.

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any{genres}{'No Genres'}
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thanks but i want if genres are defined then do nothing! else if genres are undefined write "qwerty"
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peymanch wrote: 21 Mar 2018, 10:43 thanks but i want if genres are defined then do nothing! else if genres are undefined write "qwerty"
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He answered you...did you not see it?

any{genres}{'No Genres'}

simply change No Genres to whatever you want..

any{genres}{'qwerty'}
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ChefGregS wrote: 22 Mar 2018, 09:38 He answered you...did you not see it?

any{genres}{'No Genres'}

simply change No Genres to whatever you want..

any{genres}{'qwerty'}
no dear friend i don't want write genres when genres are defined!!!
only i want write"qwerty" when genres are undefined
for example i have 3 movies
1- Crash-[1080p]-[Crime].mkv
2- Lukochuri-[480p]-[].mkv
3- Blue Jay-[1080p]-[Drama].mkv

i want first and third movies go to "movies" folder no "drama" or "crime" folder!!!
but second movie that hasn't genre go to "qwerty" folder
do you see???
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I gotcha.... So you are wanting to do a simple if then else statement. If genre is defined ignore it...and if it isn't defined then use xxxxxx folder.

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M:/{vf == /2160p/ ? 'Movies 4K' : vf =~ /1080p|720p/ ? 'Movies HD' : 'Movies'}
That is how I start my code. It verifies the size of the movie (4k, HD, SD) and puts the movies into the correct folder. So for your case, try this (M is my media drive...use whatever yours is instead.):

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M:/{genre == null ? "qwerty" : "Movies"}/
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You could do this:

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any{genres; "Yes Genres"}{"No Genres"}
:arrow: This code works due to the Unwind-on-Undefined Behaviour. Checking for null won't work, because the {genres} does not yield a null value when undefined, but throws an exception yielding no value at all.

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rednoah wrote: 23 Mar 2018, 06:21 You could do this:

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any{genres; "Yes Genres"}{"No Genres"}
:arrow: This code works due to the Unwind-on-Undefined Behaviour. Checking for null won't work, because the {genres} does not yield a null value when undefined, but throws an exception yielding no value at all.

@see viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1895
Ahhh.. I tested it using other fields as I don't have any movies currently that don't have a genre listed. I wasn't aware it wouldn't give a null. And I was so proud of being able to help someone. DOH! LOL
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well he was asking for it do nothing if genre found, so this will not do ;)

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any{genres; "Yes Genres"}{"No Genres"}
the only way I can make it "do nothing" it this:

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{ (any{genres; 'Yes Genres'}{'No Genres'}).replace(/Yes Genres/,'') }
but what he really wants (I think) is this:

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{any{genres; genres.take(1)}{'qwerty'}}
or is it this way ?

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{any{genres; 'movies'}{'qwerty'}}/{ny}
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Why not just return an empty String? :lol:

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any{genres; ""}{"No Genres"}
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well for a very good reason.... does NOT work ;)

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{any{genres; ""}{'qwerty'}}
ALWAYS output
qwerty
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I see. I guess "" is also evaluates to Groovy Truth FALSE and so it moves on. :lol:

I guess it'll have to return at least a non-Empty String to work:

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any{genres; ' '}{'querty'}
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My 2 cents on the issue:

For months now, the check in my code for (no genre exists) has failed and caused an error - and I think this is the original poster's question:

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If a genre exists then
   Show me nothing
Else
   Show me 'qwerty'
Endif
I use:

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{((genres ?: ['GENRE']))}
but I now get

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[Expression yields empty value: Binding "genres": undefined]
I have been unable to find any way around this.

The simplest (theoretical) answer is

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{((genres ? "": ['qwerty']))}   <--- show a blank if a genre exists, else show 'qwerty"
but it doesn't work...
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