Adding to Playlists

Ian Monroe ian at
Thu Sep 14 17:19:01 UTC 2006

On 9/14/06, Keith Hanlon <kamera at> wrote:
> I usually keep Amarok open with the "Entire Collection" playlist
> selected. I'm used to iTunes from my Mac & Windows days, so that's
> what I'm comfortable with. However, I have noticed that when I add
> tracks to my media directory, they are usually not added to the
> "Entire Collection." Even if I select Rescan Collection, new tracks
> are not present. I have to browse my files, select the appropriate
> tracks or directory, then choose "append to playlist." Then I have to
> wait for the tracks to load, then resort my Entire Collection so it
> appears in the proper order.
> Is this the way it's supposed to work? I find it tedious and
> unreliable. Or is Amarok not supposed to be used this way?

There is no "entire collection mode", which is apparently what your
looking for.

So no, this is not how your supposed to use Amarok. I would reccomend
the dynamic playlist for random play and using the collection browser
to pick out albums that you want to listen to.

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