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# Copyright 2012, Adrian Sampson.
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"""Shows file metadata.

from beets.plugins import BeetsPlugin
from beets import library
from beets import ui
from beets import mediafile
from beets import util

def info(paths):
    # Set up fields to output.
    fields = []
    for name, _, _, mffield in library.ITEM_FIELDS:
        if mffield:

    # Line format.
    other_fields = ['album art']
    maxwidth = max(len(name) for name in fields + other_fields)
    lineformat = u'{{0:>{0}}}: {{1}}'.format(maxwidth)

    first = True
    for path in paths:
        if not first:

        path = util.normpath(path)
            mf = mediafile.MediaFile(path)
        except mediafile.UnreadableFileError:
            ui.print_('cannot read file')

        # Basic fields.
        for name in fields:
            ui.print_(lineformat.format(name, getattr(mf, name)))
        # Extra stuff.
        ui.print_(lineformat.format('album art', is not None))

        first = False

class InfoPlugin(BeetsPlugin):
    def commands(self):
        cmd = ui.Subcommand('info', help='show file metadata')
        def func(lib, config, opts, args):
            if not args:
                raise ui.UserError('no file specified')
        cmd.func = func
        return [cmd]