Adding to Playlists

Elliot Pahl elliot.pahl at
Fri Sep 15 07:26:35 UTC 2006

If you are referring to the "All Collection" Smart Playlist, then the minimum 
amount of actions you could reduce this process to is to add new tracks to 
your media directory, Scan Changes, go to the Playlists tab and then load 
the "All Collection" playlist again.



On Friday 15 September 2006 02:27, Keith Hanlon 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?
> I'm really not the type of person that uses playlists. I like to have
> access to everything right in front of me, sometimes listening to my
> entire collection on random. I'd hate to break down my entire
> collection into smaller playlists. I don't even know where I'd begin
> if that were the case!
> I'm using Ubuntu Dapper with Amarok 1.4.3 built from source with MySql
> enabled.
> I'm just looking for some clarification. Am I using Amarok correctly?
> Thanks for your help with this issue.
> Keith
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