Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Somehow MediaMonkey has become convinced that when I press delete on a file in a playlist, I *also* want to delete it from disk. And it does so without asking for confirmation! If I hadn't been using Dropbox, I would have lost a lot of stuff.

This only happens in playlists, not in 'now playing'.

How do I fix this behavior? I never want to delete a file from disk, when removing it from a user-created playlist. Or at the very least I want confirmation.

Removal and file-delete confirmation works as expected in 'Entire Library' and 'Music'.

This is with 4.1.28.1905 on Windows 10.

(I am so looking forward to a Linux version when 5 comes out)
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Re: Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Tools > Options > Confirmations.
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Re: Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Lowlander wrote: Sat May 02, 2020 12:46 pm Tools > Options > Confirmations.
Yep, that's exactly the first place I looked.

Take a look at yours, and then tell me which of them would correct my problem?

FYI: Every single one of mine is checked, except "Confirm rename..."
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Re: Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Confirm desired options on removal of files from Playlist needs to be enabled. Unless you're actually removing from the Now Playing in which case Confirm desired options on removal of files from Now Playing needs to be enabled to get the confirmation.
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Re: Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Like I said - every single one of mine is check (enabled).

I was removing a song from a playlist I created, and it deleted the file from disk, without confirmation.
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Re: Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Disable the option, re-enable it and restart MediaMonkey. The Recycling Bin may have the removed file.
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Re: Confirmation to delete file from disk, when deleting from playlist.

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Indeed, that fixed it. That's a bug - the UI should be driven by the settings.
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