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MediaTrak searches using boolean 'AND'. This means that a search will return files which contain ALL keywords - in any order. Keywords may appear in the file name itself OR in the name of the directory it is in.
For example, a file named:
in the directory:
/mp3 clips/Robert Miles - Dreamland/
can be found using any of the follow searches:
A keyword prefixed with a minus character ('-') will mean that the keyword should NOT appear in the name. For example, a search of:
will return songs like:
Frente - Ordinary Angels
Frente - Labour of Love
Frente - Bizarre Love Triangle
The number of files searched depends on the current load on the system. During idle hours, you are more likely to be able to search through a larger number of files. Activity peaks in the early afternoon Pacific Time.
|Getting the Best Results|
The best thing to keep in mind is to use only as much as is needed to uniquely identify the desired song or filename. This will ensure that the results will confined to the desired results, but also leaving room to accomodate variations in the name.
This example will explore the best way to find a sample of the song:
At the Beginning by Richard Marx and Donna Lewis from the Anastasia soundtrack
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