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Unread 09-19-2010, 05:55 PM  
Cithryth
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This is the error I'm getting:



You said something about case-sensitivity in the Target field... does it perhaps matter that my LOTRO username is lowercase?

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Unread 09-19-2010, 04:48 PM  
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This version of the vbs script should tell you where it tries to save data.
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Unread 09-19-2010, 03:50 PM  
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hmm..not really i guess>>>
Oh, that sounds like the contents of SongbookSettings.plugindata. Are you sure there's also SongbookData.plugindata? If not, that would mean that the plugin can save there just fine but the vbs script cannot. So perhaps it's looking for that directory in the wrong place, but as to why... clueless so far .
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Unread 09-19-2010, 03:37 PM  
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Is the file empty then? Does it contain anything if you look at it in notepad?

-Chiran

hmm..not really i guess>>>

Code:
"return 
{
	["WindowOpacity"] = "0.9",
	["WindowPosition"] = 
	{
		["Top"] = 183.000000,
		["Height"] = 500.000000,
		["Left"] = 815.000000,
		["Width"] = 360.000000
	}
}"
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Unread 09-19-2010, 02:41 PM  
Chiran
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yep,i have a file called that in the plugindata folder. still no list in game though.
Is the file empty then? Does it contain anything if you look at it in notepad?

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Unread 09-19-2010, 02:25 PM  
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For some reason or other, it cannot save the song database to the correct location. It should try to create the directory if it doesn't exist. However, you could check to make sure it exists. The place it tries to save data to is:
C:\Users\<windowsuser>\Documents\The Lord of the Rings Online\PluginData\<lotrouser>\AllServers\

Above applies for Vista and Windows 7. Windows XP is a bit different.

The database file there is called SongbookData.plugindata.

yep,i have a file called that in the plugindata folder. still no list in game though.
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Unread 09-19-2010, 12:27 PM  
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for whatever reason it doesn't work for me. i've created a shortcut for the songbook.vbs file and reneamed accordingly and then ran the file and it said "Generated songbook library. Found 327 abc files." But when i go into game and load it up I still get the default window with no songs
For some reason or other, it cannot save the song database to the correct location. It should try to create the directory if it doesn't exist. However, you could check to make sure it exists. The place it tries to save data to is:
C:\Users\<windowsuser>\Documents\The Lord of the Rings Online\PluginData\<lotrouser>\AllServers\

Above applies for Vista and Windows 7. Windows XP is a bit different.

The database file there is called SongbookData.plugindata.

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Unread 09-19-2010, 12:22 PM  
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for whatever reason it doesn't work for me. i've created a shortcut for the songbook.vbs file and reneamed accordingly and then ran the file and it said "Generated songbook library. Found 327 abc files." But when i go into game and load it up I still get the default window with no songs
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Unread 09-19-2010, 05:04 AM  
Chiran
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Please would you explain the vbs file and how to access it? I am not a programmer and I have read the readme file numerous times and tried several things but after several hours I still cannot figure out what to do to get the songbook up and running. Thank you.
This plugin requires a few extra steps since otherwise it wouldn't be possible at all. So, I hope you bear with me . When you unzip the package according to the instructions, the Songbook.vbs file should be in the plugin directory at c:\Users\<windowsuser>\Documents\The Lord of the Rings Online\Plugins\Chiran\ (With windows XP the path is a bit different).

And here's the instructions from a couple posts back.

Easiest way to run the script is:
1) Right click songbook.vbs and choose 'Create a shortcut'. It creates a shortcut file (.lnk). You can rename the file if you like.
2) Right click the created shorcut file, select Properties, click Target field and add a space and your Lotro username at the end. Username is what you use when you log in to Lotro. Plugins use the username as a directory name when saving your plugin settings. The target field should then read, for example: "C:\Users\Chiran\Desktop\songbook.vbs" Chiran Then click Ok.
3) You can then move the shortcut file where ever you like, for example to your desktop. Double clicking the shortcut will run the script. Run it whenever you have added or deleted abc files.
4) Done .
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Unread 09-19-2010, 01:57 AM  
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Please would you explain the vbs file and how to access it? I am not a programmer and I have read the readme file numerous times and tried several things but after several hours I still cannot figure out what to do to get the songbook up and running. Thank you.
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Unread 09-18-2010, 07:55 PM  
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woot.

Got it to work with the win7 64bit file. Great plugin. No more typing songnames!

Only thing now on my wishlist is reading sub-directories, which I see is on your to-do list. Will be back soon

Thanks so much for your efforts.

Piper from Gladden

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Unread 09-18-2010, 06:08 PM  
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if your on win7 64bit use this file instead
I have Win7 64-bit as well and the .vbs file from version 0.22 works. So, I'm not quite sure what might be wrong. It might be related to the case-sensitivity as someone else pointed out.

You can also add the home directory (path to the document directory, that is) as a second parameter and override any defaults if that helps.

I'm working on a version that supports subdirectories.

Last edited by Chiran : 09-18-2010 at 06:10 PM.
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Unread 09-18-2010, 04:04 PM  
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Just downed the newer version (.22) and I still get the error that my Music folder does not exist! I double and triple checked to make sure I was following all your instructions and that my Documents folder wasn't on a different drive.

if your on win7 64bit use this file instead

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Unread 09-18-2010, 03:55 PM  
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Just downed the newer version (.22) and I still get the error that my Music folder does not exist! I double and triple checked to make sure I was following all your instructions and that my Documents folder wasn't on a different drive.

I really want to use this plugin as it looks so awesome and will definitely help with music playing.
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Unread 09-18-2010, 01:53 PM  
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Re: Re: Re: Also having the same problem....

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Yes.. managed to introduce a bug yesterday when cut&pasted code . I will upload a new version.
Excellent. Problem fixed. Finally a replacement for LOMM. Thanks for the plugin.
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