Difference between revisions of "WebHelp:Exploring Tracks/4.0"

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   {{WebHelpHeader|Navigating Your Collection}}
 
   {{WebHelpHeader|Navigating Your Collection}}
The main panel contains several tools to navigate your collection. The most visible of these is the Tree which contains various nodes that allow you to browse content by different attributes. To navigate, select and browse by any [[Library|node]], using the mouse or arrows keys, or by typing text. To fine-tune the results, you can use:  
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The main panel contains several tools to navigate your collection. The most visible of these is the Tree which contains various nodes that allow you to browse content by different attributes. To navigate, select and browse by any [[{{WebHelp:Links|Library}}|node]], using the mouse or arrows keys, or by typing text. To fine-tune the results, you can use:  
  
 
*the '''Track Browser''' to select particular attributes  
 
*the '''Track Browser''' to select particular attributes  
*the [[Search|Search bar]] to search the contents of the selected node or the entire library (configurable)  
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*the [[{{WebHelp:Links|Search}}|Search bar]] to search the contents of the selected node or the entire library (configurable)  
 
*column headers to sort by any attribute. Hold <Ctrl> while clicking multiple headers to sort by multiple attributes.
 
*column headers to sort by any attribute. Hold <Ctrl> while clicking multiple headers to sort by multiple attributes.
  
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The '''Shortcuts toolbar''' quickly brings you to various nodes that may not be visible, or switch back and forth between nodes.  
 
The '''Shortcuts toolbar''' quickly brings you to various nodes that may not be visible, or switch back and forth between nodes.  
  
The '''[[Now Playing|Now Playing]]''' window displays the currently active playlist.  
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The '''[[{{WebHelp:Links|Now Playing}}|Now Playing]]''' window displays the currently active playlist.  
  
The [[Album Art|'''Album Art''']] window shows art for the selected or currently playing track (configurable).  
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The [[{{WebHelp:Links|Album Art}}|'''Album Art''']] window shows art for the selected or currently playing track (configurable).  
  
The '''[[Player|Player]]''' displays the currently playing track.  
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The '''[[{{WebHelp:Links|Player}}|Player]]''' displays the currently playing track.  
  
 
The '''Status bar''' under the tracklist shows information about currently selected or playing files, along with status information about any ongoing background activities. Any background activities can be terminated, or increased/decreased in priority by right-clicking on the Status bar.  
 
The '''Status bar''' under the tracklist shows information about currently selected or playing files, along with status information about any ongoing background activities. Any background activities can be terminated, or increased/decreased in priority by right-clicking on the Status bar.  
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Related information:  
 
Related information:  
  
[[Library|Library Node]]
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[[{{WebHelp:Links|Library}}|Library Node]]
  
[[Playlists|Playlists Node]]
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[[{{WebHelp:Links|Playlists}}|Playlists Node]]
  
[[My Computer|My Computer Node]]
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[[{{WebHelp:Links|My Computer}}|My Computer Node]]
  
[[Net Radio|Net Radio]]
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[[{{WebHelp:Links|Net Radio}}|Net Radio]]
  
[[Podcasts|Podcasts]]
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[[{{WebHelp:Links|Podcasts}}|Podcasts]]
  
[[Customizing MediaMonkey|Customizing MediaMonkey]]
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[[{{WebHelp:Links|Customizing MediaMonkey}}|Customizing MediaMonkey]]
 
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Revision as of 23:06, 8 May 2011

The main panel contains several tools to navigate your collection. The most visible of these is the Tree which contains various nodes that allow you to browse content by different attributes. To navigate, select and browse by any node, using the mouse or arrows keys, or by typing text. To fine-tune the results, you can use:

  • the Track Browser to select particular attributes
  • the Search bar to search the contents of the selected node or the entire library (configurable)
  • column headers to sort by any attribute. Hold <Ctrl> while clicking multiple headers to sort by multiple attributes.

File:Exploring-audio-tracks.png

Starting from the top, here's a brief description of the various other functions in the main panel:

The View toolbar allows you to switch to Album Art view and/or enable the Track Browser.

The Navigation toolbar allows you to view where you are in the Library hierarchy, and change locations.

The Shortcuts toolbar quickly brings you to various nodes that may not be visible, or switch back and forth between nodes.

The Now Playing window displays the currently active playlist.

The Album Art window shows art for the selected or currently playing track (configurable).

The Player displays the currently playing track.

The Status bar under the tracklist shows information about currently selected or playing files, along with status information about any ongoing background activities. Any background activities can be terminated, or increased/decreased in priority by right-clicking on the Status bar.


Related information:

Library Node

Playlists Node

My Computer Node

Net Radio

Podcasts

Customizing MediaMonkey


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