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CoClass SDBApplication, Interface ISDBApplication

Property Get PlaylistByTitle(Title As String) As ISDBPlaylist


Name Type Description
Title String Name of the playlist to get (use "" to get root of all playlists)

Property description

Retrieves SDBPlaylist object of the given playlist name. If multiple playlists with the same name exist, PlaylistByTitle will return the first one it finds in the database.

When an empty string ("") is specified, the root (virtual) playlist node is returned. Then you can use its ChildPlaylists property to get all the first-level playlists.

WARNING: Also if no playlist with the specified Title exists, the root (virtual) playlist will be returned. Be aware of this fact, especially if you are planning to remove a playlist. Making an error could remove the root, and so all playlists.

Example code

Dim Playlist : Set Playlist = SDB.PlaylistByTitle("")   ' Playlist represents the root (virtual) playlist
Dim List : Set List = Playlist.ChildPlaylists           ' List represents a list of all first-level playlists

Dim i, itm

For i = 0 To List.Count - 1                             ' For all (first-level) playlists in List...
  Set itm = List.Item(i)                                ' ... print out the number of child playlists and tracks
  fout.WriteLine itm.Title & " (" & CStr(itm.ChildPlaylists.Count) & "/" & CStr(itm.Tracks.Count) & ")"

' in this case, fout represents a TextStream object (not shown here)