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Lyrics with carriage return character

Postby AlienWarrior » Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:19 pm

Is there any way to search a playlist with MPF for the carriage return character embedded in the lyrics ?

On the iPhone, some song's lyrics run into each other like a long run-on sentence with no spaces between the lines of the song, like this:

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First line from the songThis is the start of the second line of the songAnd this is the start of the third lineThe forth line is here

I am not sure if I need to search for the LF character or the CR character.

I would like to be able to create a list of these songs so I can properly format them.

Can anybody help?
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No replies?

Postby AlienWarrior » Thu Jul 07, 2011 5:46 am

Does anybody even know WTF I am asking? 330 reads and no replies.

I want to scan my iTunes library for the Carriage Return character (CR) or (LF) Line Feed special character, so I can fix the problem lyrics in my library.
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Neither LF nor CR I should think

Postby beastie » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:08 am

I suspect that the embedded lyrics have neither linefeeds nor carriage returns, and look the way they do because that's how it ended up on a web page somewhere. Best to just replace the lyrics entirely.
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