Syncing to Thumb Drive multiple times [#13424]

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Syncing to Thumb Drive multiple times [#13424]

Postby doney6012 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:11 pm

I've started using a Verbatim 16GB thumb drive in my car to play music and it works fine being synced with MMW, however when I sync extra music subsequent times the folders don't appear in alphabetical order through the car stereo. I'm guessing it's a limitation of thumb drives and the way some devices interact with them. I get around this small issue by simply selecting to sync the drive with nothing (so that MMW removes all data) and then resyncing desired playlists. Is there a way for MMW to automatically clear the drive upon each sync and just resync everything from scratch? I realise it's only a small issue and it will make each sync event longer than it would be otherwise, but the end result would be easier browsing of music files in the car. Thanks
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Re: Syncing to Thumb Drive multiple times

Postby Lowlander » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:00 pm

No, there isn't.

Some car stereos sort by when a file was written to the drive, thus ignoring folder/filenames.
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Re: Syncing to Thumb Drive multiple times [#13424]

Postby Peke » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:55 am

USB Sorting order is handled under http://www.ventismedia.com/mantis/view.php?id=13424
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Re: Syncing to Thumb Drive multiple times [#13424]

Postby doney6012 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:37 pm

Thanks, I'll check that link out. Cheers
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