Author Topic: Web Browser/ Mp3 Blog file scanner  (Read 14973 times)

Steven

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This plugin provides a web browser that analyses web pages/ mp3 blogs for mp3 files and lists the files in a grid for you to play or download. You can bookmark and select your favourite web sites.

for MusicBee 3.0+users:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/pkhy169yxp306ti/mb_WebBrowser.zip
unzip and place mb_WebBrowser.dll in the MusicBee\Plugins folder



Last Edit: May 11, 2016, 02:33:55 PM by Steven

phred

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This is very nice, Steven.
Please consider adding
a) user-selectable path for downloaded files; and
b) toggle to place or not place downloaded file in the INBOX

Either way, a nice plug-in that works well on the two tests I tried.

Thanks.
Last Edit: July 16, 2014, 03:05:06 AM by phred
The latest MusicBee v3.0 patch is available here.
The latest MusicBee v3.1 BETA patch is available here.
Download & unzip into your MusicBee folder, overwriting existing files

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Thank you for this, Steven

+1 for phred's suggestions
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I think I'm missing something blindingly obvious, and will shortly be very embarrassed, but I can't figure out how to work the plugin.  It shows up in plugins, I'm running the correct version of MB, but I can't figure out what to do.
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it adds 'Web Browser' under Services
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Ah, got it now.  For some reason, I had to activate Services AND restart MB before it showed up (had already restarted MB a few times, but not while Services was active).  Working great now!

Running comments:

*I can't paste a URL into the browser with Ctrl+V, for some reason (but I can right click and paste)

*Would like to be able to make the MP3 list at the bottom bigger.

*Would like to be able to scroll with the mouse wheel

*MB's forward/back buttons don't always work correctly when trying to return to the browser from another node

*The browser forgets its history if you accidentally move to another node.  It also reloads the page every time you leave and return, when it seems like it could be cached.
Last Edit: July 16, 2014, 04:58:12 AM by scampbll
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Steven

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both links (plugin and musicbee.exe) have been updated - see the first topic

- textbox should now respond to the same keys as in the musicbee application
- you can now choose the destination for downloaded files
- a couple of navigation bugs fixed

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And the best keeps getting better!!
Thanks for the updated changes, Steven.
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Hello
Maybe a small bug here: I had the Web Browser plugin activated and visible in the Services branch AND the Computer node visible on the left bar. Then I removed the Computer node via the Preferences... and the Web Browser node under Services disappeared as well!
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Have you restarted MB since doing that?   Just wondering if they're connected because I found I had to restart MB before the Web Browser appeared.
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Hi
The Web Browser node appears again after restarting, but disappears again if you show then hide the Computer node (which should hardly happen).
It's a minor bug, I agree :)

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What about web-pages with .m4a streaming audio? Today MB can play these links, but when I'd been pausing playback for a while and then I'm pushing "Resume" MB will have downloaded all file again and started playback from 0:00. At the same time, there is no problem with .mp3 streaming pages. Also, .m4a streams can be founded at Mixcloud (if you use some special extension for Chrome).


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Could you address the following "focus" issues I noticed when using YouTube site?

- I could type letter keys that are assigned to hokey (one-letter hotkey) freely in web address bar. But I can't use them in the search box of YouTube site.
- If you start typing something in the search box of YouTube site, it shows suggestions list. But none of them are clickable.