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Subject: Re: what do you think about : Playlist = Folder
From: Hardeep Sidhu (hardeeps_at_pobox.com)
Date: 2004-01-10


Wolf_Bulk_Mail wrote:

>I think that is a good idea but I'd also suggest that folders be treated
>slightly differently, as well. What I suggest is that if you "play" a
>folder, it should queue up all the songs in that folder (and perhaps
>even subfolders) and play them. However, if you click RIGHT on a
>folder, it drills you down into its contents.
>
>This way, users (like me) wouldn't be forced to create playlists when
>they have a pretty thorough directory structure and simply want to play
>at the folder level (by genra, album, etc.). This would still allow
>navigation as well as playing. Plus, the key layout is consistent with
>the below suggestion for playlists, as well.
>
>

You can already queue directories (recursively if you want) without
creating a playlist via "ON+PLAY->Playlist Options" on a directory. Of
course, it's not as easy as pushing PLAY on a directory.

-Hardeep



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