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I have been using Minimserver for the past three weeks, and find it works very well for searching my collection of mainly classical music and has a good interface with the Naim app. as controller. I have many albums containing seeveral works by the same composer and with the same genre. I read from the user guide that the movements for each work can be grouped together using Groups and I would like to do this. Unfortunately I have not been able to find the information I think I need .

I have three questions:

1. Can I use Mp3tag to set the group tag?
2. Could the tag be simply a number associated with the musical work? For example, could the numbers 5 and 6 for movements in a fifth and sixth symphony respectively?
3. Which field in Properties is used to activate and control the use of the Group tag, and what information should be written into the field?

I apologize asking these what are no doubt elementary questions but would very much appreciate guidance on using groups
You can set the GROUP tag using Mp3tag (use View > Extended Tags > Add field to enter any tag name).

The value of the GROUP tag should be something meaningful that identifies the grouped work, as you will see this value when you select and play the grouped work.

MinimServer needs no property settings to enable processing of GROUP tags. You just need to rescan the library after adding or changing GROUP tags.
(12-01-2018 23:52)simoncn Wrote: [ -> ]You can set the GROUP tag using Mp3tag (use View > Extended Tags > Add field to enter any tag name).

The value of the GROUP tag should be something meaningful that identifies the grouped work, as you will see this value when you select and play the grouped work.

MinimServer needs no property settings to enable processing of GROUP tags. You just need to rescan the library after adding or changing GROUP tags.

Thank you very much. This was exactly what I needed to know. Groups works just as I hoped it would.
To add to Simon's response, if you are using Groups regularly, it makes sense to include the Group tag in the Mp3Tag Tag Panel, where it is more readily accessible than in the Extended Tags dialog. You can do this through the menu selection Tools > Options > Tag panel, which allows you to insert, edit and remove tag entries and change their position on the panel.

David
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