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Subject: Re: queue/insert with play button (party mode), patch 887081
I love this idea. Personally I've always hoped for a feature where it backs up
the playlist upon rewrite, so if you overwrite your playlist you can just revert
to that other playlist. Maybe it saves the last 3 playlists or something? Could
be a mode that you can turn on or off?
Note that Bubba's Build has long had the right-arrow in browser mapped to what
you get when you hit shift-play, making it a bit better at not trashing
playlists. It has a small bug where after queing/inserting through right-arrow
it doesn't redraw the screen correctly, but it redraws it after you hit the up
or down arrow. You'll see what I mean. The other features of Bubba's Build,
especially mapping F3 to the *excellent* add_track.rock plugin (which lets you
easily add the currently playing song to 1 of 10 playlists) make this build
stellar in my opinion, I've had it flashed on my Recorder for months now, and he
updates it about once a week:
it saved all my playlists anyway, would Quoting Tim Elliott <telliott_at_sigecom.net>:
> I am grateful this is finally being worked on. I understand that PLAY and
> RIGHT BUTTON can do the same or different things.
> I would like right button to do what it does now, when the cursor is on a
> folder. Enter into the folder so that Play can queue/insert the entire
> folder when pressed on a folder. I like the fact that we are doing away
> with immediate play (and trash the playlist) from the browser. We can still
> queue/insert next, then skip to the song from WPS to hear a song right away,
> while preserving the playlist.
> Could someone post a UCL with the patch, for the programming challenged?
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