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Subject: Re: brain dump regarding playlist management

Re: brain dump regarding playlist management

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 22:06:08 +1100

On 20 November 2010 21:11, Jonathan Gordon <> wrote:
> On 20 November 2010 15:11, Teruaki Kawashima <> wrote:
>> (2010/11/20 0:04), Dave Hooper wrote:
>>> It sounds good to me. It lets you play a playlist starting at any track
>>> you
>>> wish rather than necessarily the first. Of course, playing from the first
>>> track is probably a common use-case, for which we could add an item on a
>>> context menu perhaps.
>> If the Shuffle setting is on or there is bookmark, the selected track would
>> not be the track which get started, so selecting track is no use here.
>> I usually set shuffle:on and repeat:shuffle. When i want to start playback,
>> just select a playlist i want and let it go.
> ok, so at most you would have to do one extra click which isnt all
> that terrible compared to the benefits for everyone else. But that is
> a moot point now because I've taken LLoreans suggestion and only open
> the .n3u if you select it in the playlist catalog (if this is how you
> view your playlists already then it is 2 or 3 presses less anyway).
> Currently my patch (not uploaded yet) does almost everything except
> add the "insert to current playlist" context menus from the
> filebrowser into the playlist viewer.

I havnt done any rockbox work in a few weeks so I've quickly uploaded
the synced patch to flyspray incase anyone wants to take over this
Received on 2010-12-13

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