Things I like about 3.1

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by nynaevelan » Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:01 pm

nohitter151 wrote:
nynaevelan wrote:
Alkjeks wrote:It looks like it is now possible to maximize a skinned MediaMonkey to both screens in a dual-screen setup. Before, I had to turn of the skin to maksimize it.

How do you go about accomplishing this, mine isn't stretching over both screens??

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It works fine here, just stretch it as you would any other app. If the screens aren't the same resolution, make sure you stretch MM over a part of the desktop that actually extends to the other screen.
Since my monitors are not the same size, I do not like that way it looks stretched over two, but thanks for the heads-up. :wink:
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by nohitter151 » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:00 pm

nynaevelan wrote:
Since my monitors are not the same size, I do not like that way it looks stretched over two, but thanks for the heads-up. :wink:
Sure! Actually I have the same problem, the monitors do not line up - so I prefer to keep MM on one screen. One 22 inch display is enough :wink:
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by Zeke129 » Wed Jun 17, 2009 3:38 pm

Owyn wrote: Untick View|Tree, Untick View|Now Playing, and then Tick View|Track Browser is a great view for library management.
Wow, this looks familiar. I wonder why. :lol:
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EDIT: I've come to really like this setup, but also enabling Now Playing and docking it right beside the track browser. With a widescreen monitor (or dual monitors), there's more than enough horizontal real estate for both to play nicely together.

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by Alkjeks » Sun Jun 21, 2009 5:52 pm

nynaevelan wrote:
Alkjeks wrote:It looks like it is now possible to maximize a skinned MediaMonkey to both screens in a dual-screen setup. Before, I had to turn of the skin to maksimize it.

How do you go about accomplishing this, mine isn't stretching over both screens??

Nyn
Be sure to minimize it first. Then stretch it over both screens. The screens should be at the same size and with same resolution.

I really like this, as I have many tags I can fit all into MediaMonkey without sidescrolling, and the non-skin version is quite boring.

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by firefoxsilver9 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:02 am

all in all, i'm liking 3.1, but of couse i have my issues:

there's no more search the Now Playing anymore :crying: now i have to manually browse to find a song, which is lengthy since i like to listen to my entire library on shuffle mode and somethings wanna listen to a song on demand.

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by rovingcowboy » Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:37 am

use the now playing node in the tree. it will change the list to the curent playing song. and that song should be bolded. the now playing window should also do that.

if you are looking for a song that just played. then click the previous button until you find it that should be going in order back throught what just played.

:)
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by nohitter151 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:28 pm

firefoxsilver9 wrote:all in all, i'm liking 3.1, but of couse i have my issues:

there's no more search the Now Playing anymore :crying: now i have to manually browse to find a song, which is lengthy since i like to listen to my entire library on shuffle mode and somethings wanna listen to a song on demand.
What do you mean? You can search now playing by just changing the dropdown box to "current selection". It works fine here!
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by firefoxsilver9 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 4:57 am

nohitter151 wrote:
firefoxsilver9 wrote:all in all, i'm liking 3.1, but of couse i have my issues:

there's no more search the Now Playing anymore :crying: now i have to manually browse to find a song, which is lengthy since i like to listen to my entire library on shuffle mode and somethings wanna listen to a song on demand.
What do you mean? You can search now playing by just changing the dropdown box to "current selection". It works fine here!
its not working for me

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by rovingcowboy » Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:51 am

Alkjeks wrote:
nynaevelan wrote:
Alkjeks wrote:It looks like it is now possible to maximize a skinned MediaMonkey to both screens in a dual-screen setup. Before, I had to turn of the skin to maksimize it.

How do you go about accomplishing this, mine isn't stretching over both screens??

Nyn
Be sure to minimize it first. Then stretch it over both screens. The screens should be at the same size and with same resolution.

I really like this, as I have many tags I can fit all into MediaMonkey without sidescrolling, and the non-skin version is quite boring.
i always thought you could do that in with monkey from day one? didn't know you couldn't! so what skins do you like the best for the dual screens which ones cut the images off halfway across, which ones work best on large dual screens.
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by nohitter151 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:07 am

firefoxsilver9 wrote:
nohitter151 wrote:
firefoxsilver9 wrote:all in all, i'm liking 3.1, but of couse i have my issues:

there's no more search the Now Playing anymore :crying: now i have to manually browse to find a song, which is lengthy since i like to listen to my entire library on shuffle mode and somethings wanna listen to a song on demand.
What do you mean? You can search now playing by just changing the dropdown box to "current selection". It works fine here!
its not working for me
Do you have the Now Playing node open when you search the current selection? What happens, exactly?
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by firefoxsilver9 » Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:06 pm

yeah click on the Now Playing node, make sure i select Current Selection like i always do in MM 3.0X, type in a search, but it doesn't search like it used to in the previous version. nothing happens after i type in anything.

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by Alkjeks » Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:28 pm

rovingcowboy wrote:
Alkjeks wrote:
nynaevelan wrote:How do you go about accomplishing this, mine isn't stretching over both screens??

Nyn
Be sure to minimize it first. Then stretch it over both screens. The screens should be at the same size and with same resolution.

I really like this, as I have many tags I can fit all into MediaMonkey without sidescrolling, and the non-skin version is quite boring.
i always thought you could do that in with monkey from day one? didn't know you couldn't! so what skins do you like the best for the dual screens which ones cut the images off halfway across, which ones work best on large dual screens.
No, it is a new feature, I have asked about it before.

I use the standard Glided skinn, because I like the not-so-dominant colors. I don't want to get color-schockness, you know :) But all integrated skins works nicely on dual screen.

The trick is to cut the screen between two tag-columns. Too bad the new "#"-column in the playlists is snapping in and displacing the columns... I also start to the right with artist and title column on the left screen, and start with filename on the second screen to "remind" me what line belongs to what tag, because you can easily click on the wrong track when the horisontal line are that long. If you not understand what I'm trying to say, look at this print screen of my setup.

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by rovingcowboy » Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:55 pm

oh i know what you mean about that long line i tried in the trucking monkey skin and a few others to make the line selection image cover about 50,000 pixels i think it was that some i only did 12,000 pixels cause i thought the skins could always stretch that far to the right across the screens. some of them i made tile the images that far too. but i forget with so many skins which ones i did that too.? most likely they were the first skins i did.
:-?

oh i took it easy on the color for a few skins. ones all jade green. three are mostly blue. a few are mostly black
but the rest have color. got to spice up things you know, why i even put red hot pepper :oops: in my mashed potatos with garlic and onions. :D 8)
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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by Alkjeks » Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:12 am

Yeah, I know what you mean about spicing it up. In good old days, when I used Winamp, I used many "exotic" skins :)
But now, with MediaMonkey, I like it more serious and minimalistic, and I think the standard skin fits well into my needs!

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Re: Things I like about 3.1

Post by Senseito » Sun Aug 23, 2009 4:38 am

I can confirm that the latest tester build of 3.1, with the Amazon fix, is working great. In fact, it's working much better than it did before - previously I'd have hanging on Tagging, and it took a while for it to find the info from Amazon - both these things have been improved in as much as it no longer hangs and the info appeared practically instantly.

Great job guys, keep it up!
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