Author Topic: Weird M3U Problem  (Read 2222 times)

Charlie

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Weird M3U Problem
« on: December 26, 2006, 11:51:09 »
I have this odd problem that keeps cropping-up from time-to-time...  I've been using an M3U playlist (just audio items) to keep track of music that I've been editing and copying, and my "Save Playlist" action has always been a right-click, select M3U from the file-types drop-down menu - Then double-click my playlist to over-rite.

Thing is, twice now, the playlist has been saved in an MLP format (ie: XML).  Also, when opening an M3U list - The name of the file isn't shown on the blue top bar, still says "untitled"...
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Re: Weird M3U Problem
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2006, 23:04:51 »
Quote from: "Charlie Davy"
I have this odd problem that keeps cropping-up from time-to-time...  I've been using an M3U playlist (just audio items) to keep track of music that I've been editing and copying, and my "Save Playlist" action has always been a right-click, select M3U from the file-types drop-down menu - Then double-click my playlist to over-rite.


Strange. mAirList is comparing the file extension to ".m3u" in order to decide that M3U data should be saved instead of XML. The file extension should be automatically added by Windows' open dialog when you select the desired file type from the list. Version 2.0.2 will include a slightly modified initialization of that dialog, maybe it will get better.

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Thing is, twice now, the playlist has been saved in an MLP format (ie: XML).  Also, when opening an M3U list - The name of the file isn't shown on the blue top bar, still says "untitled"...


This is because the file name shown in the title bar refers to the desktop (.mld) file recently loaded. Even when opening an .mlp or .m3u file through the "Open" toolbar button (which is then imported into the first available playlist), the file name is not changed, because the new setup is supposed to belong to the same "desktop".

On the other hand, the open/save commands from the playlist popup menu only operate on the playlist and do not have any influence on the desktop file name.


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