Columns And Features Of The Display Grid

Organize songs and messages in lists any way you like. Use the ‘Display Grid {Right-Click}‘ menu to organize lists in any order you like. Apply fade settings to individual songs. Set up to 999multiple next‘ songs. Load the ‘Cue‘ deck with only two clicks. Select ‘Manual Cues‘, ‘Manual End-Cuts‘ and ‘Loop‘ positions created using the ‘Cue‘ deck directly. Select which columns are visible. Note that hiding a column also hides any features associated with it.

 

Move your mouse over any column header image for details.

 

  • This column shows various list and song related information.
    • Image appears in this column when the list has been changed. Click on it to save the list. This image 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. This image appears when changes to a list cannot be saved. An example would be removing all the songs. Empty lists cannot be saved.
    • Image shows which list is being saved. This image 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, their numerical order is displayed in this column.

  • Image of the 'Loop' column header. The ‘Loop‘ setting of a list determines how the player processes the songs in that list. The player always 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 not 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. This image 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. This image 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. This image shows which song is loaded in the ‘Cue‘ deck. Click on this image 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. This image 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. These images appear in this column to identify the different message types. Click on the image to open the message parameters 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. This image appears in this column when only one song has been ‘selected‘. Click on the image to load that song into the ‘current‘ deck.
    • Image appears on title row of a list when it is the work-list. This image 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. These images 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. This image shows when a song has been played. See the ‘Set Song Played After …preference for details on how to set how long a song plays before it is considered played.
    • Image appears when the song is not found. This image shows that a song could not be found when it was loaded into the player. See the ‘Analyze/Load Songs Logpreference 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. This image appears in this column when only one song has been ‘selected‘. Click on the image 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. These images 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. These images appear in this column beside the ‘current‘ and ‘next‘ song.

  • Image of the 'Song Name' column header. This column shows the number and name of the song. For lists, this column shows the name and how many songs are in it.
  • Image shows how search results appear in the display grid. The results of a ‘Find‘ (In Loaded Lists) search are also shown in this column.

  • Image of the 'Extension' column header. This column 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. This column 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 will vary 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. This column 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. 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. This column shows any ‘Manual Cue‘ 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 this column when a song or message has ‘manual cue‘ 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 End-Cut' column header. This column shows any ‘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 this column when a song or message has ‘manual end-cut‘ positions 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. This column shows any ‘Loop A‘ (Start) 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 this column when a song has ‘Loop A‘ 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 'Manual Loop End' column header. This column shows any ‘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 this column when a song has ‘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. See the ‘Cue/End-Cut Display Formatpreference for details on how set the display format of this information. There are no features associated with these columns.

  • 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. See the ‘Cue/End-Cut Display Formatpreference for details on how set the display format of this information. There are no features associated with these columns.

  • Image of the 'Path' column header. This column 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. The name of the song. This information is taken from the tag. The player is not responsible for the accuracy of this information and does not let you modify it. There are no features associated with these columns.

  • Image of the 'Tag Artist' column header. The name of the artist. This information is taken from the tag. The player is not responsible for the accuracy of this information and does not let you modify it. There are no features associated with these columns.

  • Image of the 'Tag Album' column header. The name of the album. This information is taken from the tag. The player is not responsible for the accuracy of this information and does not let you modify it. There are no features associated with these columns.

  • Image of the 'Tag Year' column header. The year of the album. This information is taken from the tag. The player is not responsible for the accuracy of this information and does not let you modify it. There are no features associated with these columns.

 
Image of the grid showing how lists and the songs in them are displayed.