Three Methods To Find Songs In This Music Player

The player has three different ways to find audio files. In what is loaded. In the lists library. On the mass storage devices of your system. Previous search texts appear in a drop-down. Easily maintain which are kept in the drop-downs. Only song names are searched for the texts.

Find Menu Options

Opens menu seen on the right. It shows the three find features available in the player. These searches only look at the names of songs for the text you enter.

Find Windows Controls

These controls are common to all three find methods.

Image shows a drop-down with previously used search text in it. Use the drop-down to select from previously used search texts or type in a new one. The drop-down lists all of the search texts used by the three find features. The text can be up to 60 characters long. All of the standard file name characters can be used. Case is not a factor.

NOTE: Search texts combined with a semicolon (;) used by the ‘On Storage Devices‘ find feature are not shown in this control.

Initiate the search on each find window. It is enabled when you enter or change the search text.

Use these controls to maintain how many search texts appear in the drop-down.

  • Delete the selected search text.
  • Delete all of the search texts.
NOTE: The player does not ask you to confirm the delete, it is processed immediately and the entries are removed from the drop down.
Find In Loaded Lists

Use this window to find all song names in the loaded lists with a specific text. The results are listed in this window and also appear in the display grid.

You still have access to all features in the player when this window is open. It stays open until you close it. The find remains in effect as long as this window is open. An example would be that you searched for something and then loaded more lists without closing this window. The find will be repeated and the new results displayed in this window and the display grid. The search results are removed when you close this window.

Use this results window to easily locate any song. Left-click on that song name and the display grid will be positioned to show that song. This image  appears in the loop () column to show the song you clicked on.

The background color shows information about the songs that were found.

  • Work ListImage shows how the 'work-list' is identified in the display grid.
  • Play ListImage shows how the 'play-list' is identified in the display grid.
  • Next ListImage shows how the 'next-list' is identified in the display grid.
  • Current SongImage shows how the 'current song' is identified in the display grid.
  • Next SongImage shows how the 'next song' is identified in the display grid.
Find In Lists Library

Use this window to find all song names in the library with a specific text. The results are listed in this window and show a cross reference between the song names that were found and the lists (if any) they are in and also if the list is loaded.

How each song name is displayed gives you information about it. The background color shows whether the song was found in the:

  • Work ListImage shows how the 'work-list' is identified in the display grid. ( The Third List )
  • Play ListImage shows how the 'play-list' is identified in the display grid. ( The Second List )
  • Next ListImage shows how the 'next-list' is identified in the display grid. ( The First List )

The results of this find can be used to add songs directly to the worklistImage shows how the 'work-list' is identified in the display grid.. They are always added to the end of that list.

NOTE: This color shows how selected songs appear in this window. It also shows that songs can be selected across lists.
Find On Mass Storage Devices

Search mass storage devices for song names with the search text in them. Use a semicolon (;) to separate each text entry and search for multiple text strings at the same time. The player searches through the selected directories for song names with the selected music extensions and the search text in them. Every name that contains the search text is displayed in the list. Use it to select the songs you want to add or insert to the worklistImage shows how the 'work-list' is identified in the display grid..