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Subject: Re: Playlist - blind user needs help!

Re: Playlist - blind user needs help!

From: Tom Cole <>
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 13:17:49 +1300

On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 23:13:53 +0100, Jochen Schulz <>

>Manuel Dejonghe:
>> I noticed it a few times to be not very intuitive to have no "clear
>> playlist" option in the playlist menu as well.
>> IIRC I was even able to construct a scenario where it was badly
>> needed, but can't say for sure at the moment :-)
>I would like to have this (or a similar) feature as well.
>One scenario:
>Say you are at a party and you are using Rockbox as a Jukebox. You don't
>want to play complete albums but only single songs from some
>directories. When you select the first song from one directory, you get
>a playlist with the complete contents of the directory. You can then go
>ahead and insert single tracks, one after another. But there are still
>songs in the playlist you didn't want to be there in the first place.
>One solution would be to create an empty playlist in the beginning
>(preferably without interrupting a currently playing song) and
>then to insert song by song.
>I already proposed something similar in feature request #1342451, but I
>guess I could not make myself clear. So, if anybody else thinks this
>might be a good idea, step ahead and tell us your usage scenario. I'd
>love to have this feature added to Rockbox.
Adding the first song does not add all the songs in the directory.

Also you can delete songs from the playlist in the "View Playlist"
screen. (You can also change the order of the songs.)
Received on 2006-01-05

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