Columns And Features Of The Display Grid

Organize songs and messages in lists any way you like. Organize lists in any order you like. Apply settings to individual songs. Apply positions created using the Cue deck directly. Select which columns are visible.

NOTE: Hiding a column also hides any features associated with it.
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Shows the following list and song related information.

  • Image appears in this column when the list has been changed. Click on it to save the list. Appears in the title row of lists when they have been changed. Click on the image to save the list.
  • Image appears in this column when the list has been changed but cannot be saved as is. Appears when changes to a list cannot be saved, for example removing all songs. Empty lists cannot be saved.
  • Image shows which list is being saved. Appears in the title row of a list being saved. There are several ways to save lists. See the options on the following menus: Sets, Lists and Display Grid {Right-Click}.
  • Image shows when a song is a multiple next. Set up to 999 multiple next songs.Image shows when a song is a multiple next. Set up to 999 multiple next songs. When multiple next songs are set in the display grid, their numerical order is displayed in this column.

Image of the 'Loop' column header. The ‘Loop‘ setting determines how the player processes the songs in that list. The player normally processes lists from top to bottom and then moves to the next list. Click on the image in this column to change the loop setting of lists.

  • Image shows how songs are to be processed in the list. Click on it to toggle between different loop settings. (Loop-To-Next) This is the default setting when multiple lists are loaded. This setting tells the player to process the songs in a list and then move to the next list regardless of whether all songs were played in the list.
  • Image shows how songs are to be processed in the list. Click on it to toggle between different loop settings. (Loop-Within) This setting tells the player to process all of the songs in the list before moving to the next list. This setting only makes a difference when play does cannot start from the first song in the list.
  • Image appears when songs can not be processed in the list. This image shows the loop setting is off. The only time you see this image is when the list is empty or there are no playable items in a list.

Image of the 'Global Cue' column header. A ‘Global Cue‘ setting is how much time to remove from the beginning of every song loaded in the player. See the fades editor window for details on how to set this value. Use this column to toggle the ‘Global Cue‘ setting of an individual song on (Image shows that the 'Global Cue' setting is applied to the song.) or off (No image shows that the 'Global Cue' setting is not applied to the song.).

  • Image appears on title row when list is collapsed and it has multiple next songs in it. Appears in this column on the title row of a list when it is collapsed and has ‘multiple next‘ songs in it.

Image of the 'Global End-Cut' column header. A ‘Global End-cut‘ setting is how much time to remove from the end of every song loaded in the player. See the fades editor window for details on how to set this value. Use this column to toggle the ‘Global End-cut‘ setting of an individual song on (Image shows that the 'Global End-Cut' setting is applied to the song.) or off (No image shows that the 'Global End-Cut' setting is not applied to the song.).

  • Image appears on title row when list is collapsed and it has messages in it. Appears in this column on the title row of the list when it is collapsed and has messages in it.

Image of the 'Fade-In' column header. A ‘Fade-In‘ setting is how much time the player will take to fade the volume of the incoming song up from zero to the current volume level. See the fades editor window for details on how to set this duration. Use this column to toggle the ‘Fade-In‘ setting of an individual song on (Image shows that the 'Fade-In' setting is applied to the song.) or off (No image shows that the 'Fade-In' setting is not applied to the song.).

  • Image appears beside the song that is loaded in the 'Cue' deck. Shows which song is loaded in the Cue deck. Click on it to remove the song from that deck. Another way is to right-click on the name control on that deck.
  • Image appears on title row when list is collapsed and it has the song in the 'Cue' deck in it. Appears in this column on the title row of a list when it is collapsed and the song in the ‘Cue‘ deck in it.
  • Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Appear in this column to identify the different message types. Click on the image to open the editor window.

Image of the 'Fade-Out' column header. A ‘Fade-Out‘ setting is how much time the player will take to fade the volume of the outgoing song from the current volume level, down to zero. See the fades editor window for details on how to set this duration. Use this column to toggle the ‘Fade-Out‘ setting of an individual song on (Image shows that the 'Fade-Out' setting is applied to the song.) or off (No image shows that the 'Fade-Out' setting is not applied to the song.).

  • Image appears when one song is selected. Use it to set the song as the current song. Appears in this column when only one song has been selected. Click on it to load that song into the current deck.
  • Image appears on title row of a list when it is the work-list. Appears in this column on the title row of a list to show it is the worklistImage shows how the 'work-list' is identified in the display grid..
  • Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Image shows item is a message. Click on the image to edit the message parameters. Appear in this column when a message is loaded in the cue deck. They are for identification only and have no features associated with them.

Image of the 'Play' column header. Use this column to toggle the ‘Play‘ status of an individual song on (Image shows play status of the song is on. Click on it to toggle play status on & off.) or off (Image shows play status of the song is off. Click on it to toggle play status on & off.).

  • Image appears when the song has been played. Click on it to reset the played status. Shows when a song has been played. See the Set Song Played After … preference for details on how to set the amount of time a song must play before it is considered played.
  • Image appears when the song is not found. Shows that the song could not be found. See the Analyze/Load Songs Log preference for details on how to maintain the log.
  • Image appears when one song is selected. Use it to set the song as the next song. Appears in this column when only one song has been selected. Click on it to load that song into the next deck.
  • Image appears on title row of a list when it is the play-list. Image appears on title row of a list when it is the next-list. Appear in this column on the title row of a list to show which one is the playlistImage shows how the 'play-list' is identified in the display grid. and nextlistImage shows how the 'next-list' is identified in the display grid..
  • Image appears beside the current song. Image appears beside the next song. Appear in this column beside the currentImage shows how the 'current song' is identified in the display grid. and nextImage shows how the 'next song' is identified in the display grid. song.

Shows the number and name of the song. For lists, this column shows the name and how many songs are in it.

  • The results of a ‘In Loaded ListsImage shows results of a search for 'song'. Background color shows which list a song is in. Results also shown in the display grid.‘ search are also displayed in this column.

Image of the 'Extension' column header. Shows the file extension for each item in a list. It is blank on the title row of a list.

Image of the 'Time' column header. Shows the duration of individual items. On the title row of a list, this column shows the total play-time of the items in the list.

NOTE: The play-time displayed varies according to the fade settings applied to items. Because Manual mode does not use any fade settings, moving between it and Automatic mode will change the play-times of all songs.

Image of the 'Beats-Per-Minute' column header. Shows the ‘Beats-per-Minute‘ of a song. The player does not automatically detect this information. See the Detect Beats-Per-Minute … preference for details on how to have the player attempt to detect this information. This column is blank on the title row of a list.

  • Image shows how the start time of a message appears in this column. Also shows the start position of messages attached to a song. The player does not attempt to detect the Beats-per-Minute of messages.

Image of the 'Manual Cue' column header. Image of the 'Manual End-Cut' column header. Show any Manual Cue or Manual End-Cut settings that are applied to songs or messages. These settings are created using the Cue deck.

  • An asterisk (Image appears when there are manual positions but none are applied to the song.) appears in these columns when a song or message has these settings but none are applied. Right-click on the image to open the Position Selection‘ window.
NOTE: Use the corresponding controls on the cue deck to open the ‘Position Selection‘ window when a song or message is loaded in that deck.

Image of the 'Manual Loop Start' column header. Image of the 'Manual Loop End' column header. Show any ‘Loop A‘ (Start) or ‘Loop B‘ (End) settings that are applied to songs. These settings are created using the Cue deck.

  • An asterisk (Image appears when there are manual positions but none are applied to the song.) appears in these column when a song has ‘Loop A‘ or ‘Loop B‘ positions but none are applied. Right-click on the image to open the Position Selection window.
NOTE: You cannot create loop positions for messages.

Image of the 'Auto Trim Cue' column header. Image of the 'Auto Trim End-Cut' column header. The first time songs are loaded into the player, they are analyzed to determine the duration and to trim any silence from the beginning and ending. These columns show how much silence was trimmed from a song. There are no features associated with these columns.

Image of the 'Path' column header. Shows the full path of where the song was loaded. There are no features associated with this column.

Image of the 'Tag Name' column header. Image of the 'Tag Artist' column header. Image of the 'Tag Album' column header. Image of the 'Tag Year' column header. The information displayed in these four columns is taken from the song tag. The player is not responsible for the accuracy of this information and does not let you change it. There are no features associated with these columns.