Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

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Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by eptesicus » 20 May 2019, 15:24

Looking to properly format movies to be in the example format, "Lion King 2, The - Simba's Pride (1998).mkv". My format expression is below. In my expression, it results in the article, the, a, and an to be before the year, but not before the colon/hyphen like "Lion King 2 - Simba's Pride, The (1998). Is there a way for the expression to be altered to move the leading The, An, or A to before the colon/hyphen?

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{n.colon(' - ').replaceFirst(/^(?i)(The|A|An)\s(.+)/, /$2, $1/)} {'('+y+')'}

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by rednoah » 20 May 2019, 15:42

e.g.

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{ny.split(':')*.sortName('$2, $1').join(' - ')}

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Lion King 2, The - Simba's Pride (1998)

:!: Note that this won't work well for contrived corner cases like The Name: The Title where both The would be shuffled around, and not just the first one.
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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by eptesicus » 20 May 2019, 18:23

rednoah wrote:
20 May 2019, 15:42
e.g.

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{ny.split(':')*.sortName('$2, $1').join(' - ')}

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Lion King 2, The - Simba's Pride (1998)

:!: Note that this won't work well for contrived corner cases like The Name: The Title where both The would be shuffled around, and not just the first one.
Interesting... With that, I get output like below. So it appears to work exactly how I want unless there is no colon/hyphen.

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Chronicles of Narnia, The - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010).mkv
Chronicles of Narnia, The - Prince Caspian (2008).mkv
Chronicles of Riddick (2004), The.mkv
Matrix (1999), The.mkv
Quiet Place (2016), A.mkv

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by rednoah » 20 May 2019, 18:25

Fixed:

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{n.split(':')*.sortName('$2, $1').join(' - ')} ({y})
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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by eptesicus » 20 May 2019, 18:32

rednoah wrote:
20 May 2019, 18:25
Fixed:

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{n.split(':')*.sortName('$2, $1').join(' - ')} ({y})
Thanks! I just figured that out before hopping back on here. Thanks for your help!

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by tresi » 30 Jun 2019, 16:21

May I ask a follow-up question here that is very similar to the opening question? Otherwise, please move it to a new post.

I would like to rename files with an article at the beginning in such a way that it is deleted at the beginning and appended by comma at the end again, i. e.

The Addams Family -> Addams Family, The

The pattern {n.match('^(The|An|A|Der|Die|Das|Eine|Ein|Une|Un) '} matches the beginning and with {n.replaceFirst'^(The|An|A|Der|Die|Das|Das|Eine|Ein|Une|Un) '} I can remove the beginning but I don't know how to get everything together and get a backreference of the matched article at the end.

I hope it's reasonably understandable what I'm going to do ;-)

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by kim » 30 Jun 2019, 20:46

this only removes

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{n.replaceFirst'^(The|An|A|Der|Die|Das|Das|Eine|Ein|Une|Un) '}
you need the "\s(.+)/, /$2, $1/)" part
now
($1)($2)
after
$2, $1
e.g. (not tested)

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{n.replaceFirst(/^(?i)(The|An|A|Der|Die|Das|Eine|Ein|Une|Un)\s(.+)/, /$2, $1/)} {'('+y+')'}

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by tresi » 03 Jul 2019, 15:38

@kim: Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately your code results in an empty filename with the year in brackets only.

i. e. "The Addams Family (2000)" -> " (2000)"

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by rednoah » 03 Jul 2019, 15:50

It works for me. I'm using the Format Editor. If you're using the CLI, then you might need to take special care of command-line things like $ ' " etc.

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by tresi » 04 Jul 2019, 02:50

Concrete example:

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filebot --db TheTVDB --action test --lang de -no-xattr -non-strict --format "/media/Video/Serien/{n =~ /^(?i)[a-z]/ ? n[0] : '#'}/{n.replaceFirst(/^(?i)(The|An|A|Der|Die|Das|Eine|Ein|Une|Un)\s(.+)/, /$2, $1/)} {'('+y+')'}/Staffel {s.pad(2)}/{n} - {s00e00} - {t}" -rename /tmp/themaninthehighcastle.s01e01.720p.german.mkv
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Illegal Argument: java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException: /tmp/themaninthehighcastle.s01e01.720p.german.mkv (/tmp/themaninthehighcastle.s01e01.720p.german.mkv)
Rename episodes using [TheTVDB]
Auto-detected query: [The Man in the High Castle, themaninthehighcastle]
Fetching episode data for [The Man in the High Castle]
[TEST] from [/tmp/themaninthehighcastle.s01e01.720p.german.mkv] to [/media/Video/Serien/T/, (2015)/Staffel 01/The Man in the High Castle - S01E01 - Die neue Welt.mkv]
Processed 1 files
The first line "Illegal Argument..." is already unexpected. I copied the file for testing issues to temp and i have full access to it. With TAB in the shell it is self-expanded. This error message don't show up if the file is outside the /tmp dir. Via mv "file" ~/Downloads/ it is working but the renaming result is the same.

Expected result:
Move to [/media/Video/Serien/M/Man in the High Castle, The (2015)/Staffel 01/The Man in the High Castle - S01E01 - Die neue Welt.mkv]

I know that I have to change the letter with the first letter of the new name in the path after .../Serien/... but this will be the next step.

Thanks a lot in advance :-)

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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by rednoah » 04 Jul 2019, 03:20

The format you think you're passing in, isn't the format you're actually passing in, because of the shell interpreter.

:idea: Please read Cmdline and Argument Passing to understand the problem.

:arrow: Just use the @file syntax for reading command-line arguments from external text files, to avoid this kind of problem altogether.
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Re: Movie format: Colons and Articles (The, A, An...)

Post by tresi » 19 Jul 2019, 14:22

Sorry I didn't get back to you until now. I had a lot to do and also tried a lot with Filebot. Unfortunately I didn't make it. The effort is too big for me at the moment, so I leave it as it is. Nevertheless many thanks for the help :-)

Many greetings, tresi

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