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Play History & Stats Node 4.1.0 (2012-08-12)

Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:29 pm
by Bex
PlayHistory & Stats
You find download link and installation instructions at the bottom of this post.
This script creates a “Play History & Stat” node which reveals how you have played your collection in MM..
It’s like Last-FM but more advanced and stored locally.


In the “Per Week (Chart)” node. You will find all your played songs divided per week sorted descending on playcount and last played. The numbers in parenthesis are total played songs that week. Clicking on a week node will of course fill the main window with the played tracks that week:

The “Per Month (Chart)” works exactly as the week node but is per month instead:


In the “Top 100’s” node you’ll find top 100’s played Songs, Artists and Albums:


But there are more. In the Statistic node you can browse your played songs in many advanced ways. 8)
Check out what music you have played in the Spring or on Thursdays or in the mornings, either by all times, last week, last month, per a specific year, etc. You even have a Party Music node which gives you songs played on Friday & Saturday evenings. :D
The "Per XXX" & "Party music" nodes are configurable and can be renamed to your liking in the settings.


The script is more fun the longer you have had MediaMonkey since then you actually have data to fill the nodes with. But as times goes, more nodes will automatically be created.
There are more info in the script header. Pls read it.

This is my first script.
Comments, suggestions and bug reports are welcome!


Ver 4.1.0 (2012-08-12)
- Fixed issues with UTC time introduced in MM4
- Moved the script from the main tree into each Collection
- Tuned some SQL

Ver 4.0.1 (2010-02-07)
- Added Count of plays in Browse History's Year node
- Added possibility to sort Ascending or Descending in all "Browse History"-Nodes
- Added Check and optionally clean the Played table from invalid records

Ver 4.0 (2010-02-03)
- Added New "Browse History"-Node
- Added right click on nodes short cuts to the Option Sheet
- Fixed bug in the Statistic Node's "Custom Period"-Node

Ver 3.9.3 (2008-12-20) [MM3 only]
- Fixed "Per period of day"-nodes didn't work sometimes

Ver 3.9.2 (2008-12-20) [MM3 only]
- Fixed Chart nodes didn't add plays after 2008-12-18
- Fixed compatibility issues with MM 3.1

Ver 3.9.1 (2008-07-17) [MM3 only]
- Fixed error when changing Hemisphere
- Fixed wrong months was used in Southend Hemisphere's seasons

Ver 3.9 (2008-05-13) [MM3 only]
- Improved speed considerably in the top 100 node

Ver 3.8.1 (2008-04-15) [MM3 only]
- Fixed CheckBox incompatibility with MM

Ver 3.8 (2008-02-1) [MM3 only]
- Added possibility to change "Top 100's node" to any number directly in the node
- Fixed various small bugs (and a rather big one)

Ver 3.7 (2008-02-1) [MM3 only]
- Added possibility to apply any configured filter to the script
- Fixed script didn't use local time when building nodes
- Changed the "Top 100's" node so it's based on total playcount instead of the PlayHistory table only
- Reworked the Option Sheet
- Numerous small fixes

Ver 3.6.1 (2008-01-24) [MM3 only]
- Fixed other "Persons" than Artist was considered in all Artist-Nodes

Ver 3.6 (2007-09-29) [MM3 only]
- Added possibilty to display Week and Month nodes with no data
- Added New Statistic Node Current Week
- Added New Statistic Node Previous Week
- Added New Statistic Node Current Month
- Added New Statistic Node Previous Month
- Added possibilty to hide various nodes (in Option sheet)
- Fixed bug in artist nodes
- Tuned some SQL statements (more todo)
- Minor fixes

Ver 3.5 (2007-09-13) [MM3 only]
- Converted the script to a separate MM3 version
- Added possibilty to hide all "Sort by"-nodes
- Added distinct count in many nodes
- Added Today and Yesterday in the stats node
- Changed some icons
Latest version:
MM4 (Installer)
Download and rate the script from its Addon Page

MM3 (Installer)
PlayHistory & Stats 4.0.1

Installation Instructions:
- New Install or upgrade:
Avoid "Product installation error"
- Vista/Win 7 Users:
- - To be able to install scripts you must Run MM as administrator.
- - It means that you must right click the MM icon and "Run as administrator" even if you are logged in as an administrator.
- All Users:
- - Check in your task manager that you only have one instance of MediaMonkey.exe running.

1. Download the .mmip file and double click it.
2. Restart MediaMonkey if needed
3. Now you will see a new node at the end within each collection: "PlayHistory & Stats". Expand it have fun.
4. First use of either Chart-Node takes 1-2 minutes due to creation/update of a Week-table.
5. Also go to Tools->Options->Library->PlayHistory & Stats and alter the settings to your liking.

Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:53 pm
by DiddeLeeDoo
I find it very exciting that you have 'cracked' the code.

The node is fast and a great way to see how many songs were played during any week or month. Also a great indication of favorite songs.

Hope the 'Scripting Bug' gave you a big bite ! :)

Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 9:45 pm
by paulmt
Very nice script. It has a permanent place in my library node. Thanks

Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:02 pm
by rovingcowboy
nope not going to try it.

i don't like it.

not any good?

can't find any thing in it.

cant read it?

it looks like a big fake script to me.

8) :lol: :lol: :lol: :P :lol: :D :wink: :wink: :roll:

okay the harsh stuff was said so nobody else has to say it again.

unless of course you just want to joke around with bex as i was.

now i guess i should go read the script and check it out right? :o :roll:

one thing bex. you say it acts like a hitlist.

is it possible to fill a playlist with the information from any of the sub nodes of this playcound history node?

if you can fill a playlist with it, that would make it another way to make a weekly top of the charts list.

or maybe it is possible to play the list straight from the node?

looks good for a first script why does every one make a huge first script?

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:31 am
by Bex
Thanks guys!
I'm exicted too. But I still have alot to learn...

Glad you liked it!

You dont need to export to playlists since you can play it from the node.
Unless you want to sort the songs in correct order but the calculated playcount is not possible to export.
Yes, you have all your weekly/montly chart hitlist in this script and they never go away. Unless you clear your library or delete some played songs.

Thanks again

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 3:08 am
by trixmoto
This is a great script, especially considering it's a first. Excellent work! :)

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:09 am
by Bex

Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 4:32 pm
by Bex
The script is updated. See the first post to find out what's new.

Try it out and please also leave some comments.
If anyone have a request, let me know and we'll see if I can implement it!

To other scripters:
I developed a new technique to add tracks to the main window which dramatically increases the adding speed, especially on advanced/nested SQL's. It also (sort of) solves the sorting of the tracks in the main window.
Study the four last SDB.MainTracksWindow codes to see what I've done.

This technique could hopefully increase the speed of Magic Nodes!
(e.g. Advanced SQL Filters.)

Why does not SortCriteria reset a manually sorted main window when the node is selected?
And what's the difference between SortCriteria and SortGroup.
Or am I doing this the wrong way?


Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:09 pm
by Pablo
Bex wrote: @Pablo,
This technique could hopefully increase the speed of Magic Nodes!
(e.g. Advanced SQL Filters.)
Thanks much! Will definitely look into that.

PS. Very clever.

Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:16 pm
by Bex
I've made a last minute change so reinstall the update again if needed...

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:16 am
by DiddeLeeDoo
Big improvement! I'm very pleased with that you took this task and do it so well.

Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:50 pm
by Sammy20
Very nice improvement over the first release. Working great for me.


Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:33 pm
by Bex
Thanks guys!

New version is coming soon with a minor update.

Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:47 pm
by paulmt
Excellent script update - will you ever be able to stop tweaking it :D

Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 7:35 pm
by Bex
The script has been updated!
Please read the first post and the script header before you install it.

Comments, bug reports and requests are welcome!