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I'm getting an unhandled exception when I first change the view in the main panel (Albums and Tracks, Artists, Album Covers, etc) after opening the application. This is happening whether I use a hotkey or the menu. It can be avoided by switching to a different Filter and then back again, after which, changing views causes no problems at all, but the problem returns next time the application is opened.

Here are the exception details:


See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.InvalidOperationException: DragDrop registration did not succeed. ---> System.Threading.ThreadStateException: Current thread must be set to single thread apartment (STA) mode before OLE calls can be made. Ensure that your Main function has STAThreadAttribute marked on it.
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.SetAcceptDrops(Boolean accept)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.SetAcceptDrops(Boolean accept)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.OnHandleCreated(EventArgs e)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmCreate(Message& m)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
   at #=ql1Mc3YfCdOu3P2CCFrTqZ2uJsf6jTlD9SoYH$IhFEhw=.WndProc(Message& #=q47ICKrxRFWZ4zm9aglk8YA==)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.OnMessage(Message& m)
   at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
   at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)

************** Loaded Assemblies **************
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1076.0 built by: NETFXREL3STAGE
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework/v4.0.30319/mscorlib.dll
    Assembly Version: 3.0.6007.34903
    Win32 Version: 3.0.6007.34903
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/MusicBee/MusicBee.exe
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1068.2 built by: NETFXREL3STAGE
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Drawing.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1075.0 built by: NETFXREL3STAGE
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1055.0 built by: NETFXREL2
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Windows.Forms.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 14.6.1055.0 built by: NETFXREL2
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Microsoft.VisualBasic/v4.0_10.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1055.0 built by: NETFXREL2
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Core/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Core.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1055.0 built by: NETFXREL2
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Configuration/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Configuration.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version: 4.6.1067.0 built by: NETFXREL3STAGE
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.Net/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Xml/v4.0_4.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Xml.dll
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version:
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/MusicBee/Interop.PortableDeviceApiLib.DLL
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version:
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/MusicBee/MusicBeeIPod.DLL
    Assembly Version:
    Win32 Version:
    CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/MusicBee/Plugins/mb_TheaterModePlugin.dll

************** JIT Debugging **************
To enable just-in-time (JIT) debugging, the .config file for this
application or computer (machine.config) must have the
jitDebugging value set in the section.
The application must also be compiled with debugging

For example:

    < jitDebugging="true" />

When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception
will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer
rather than be handled by this dialog box.


Questions / Artist View hotkey quirk?
« on: June 13, 2016, 10:53:07 AM »
I've set up hotkeys to switch between the various View Panel layouts (i.e. Album & Tracks, Album Covers, Artists, Track Details). When I'm in the Artists view, I always want to group by Album Artists, and when I switch between views using the main panel's menu button, the Artist View seems to remember that I've grouped by Album Artist and all is well. When I use the hotkey to switch to Artist View, however, it defaults back to grouping by Artist, and I'd rather it didn't. Is there a setting I need to play with somewhere, am I doing something stupid, or is this the normal behaviour?

Questions / Problems with the new UI
« on: June 12, 2016, 03:11:04 PM »
A lot of you are going to think I'm mad.

As well as the tracks I actually listed to in MusicBee, I also update the play counts and last played dates for tracks that I've listed to on my phone. This was relatively easy in the last version, I just loaded a playlist of what I'd listened to, set MusicBee to update play counts when more than 0% of the track had played, and then started the list playing and clicked 'next track' rapidly. It went through each track, increased the play count and updated the last time played. Very quick.

A couple of changes in the new version have made this painful, and rather than just switch back to the old version, I thought I'd ask if there was a way to achieve the same thing easily in version 3. The problems I'm having are because:

1) I used to open the Preferences dialog by pressing Ctrl-O, using the arrow keys to move down to the 'Now Playing' tab, then shift-Tab twice to move to the 'Play count +1: more than' box, entering 0, then pressing Enter. Unfortunately, with version 3, I can't shift-Tab to the Play Count box, and pressing Enter doesn't save and close the dialog, so now I'm having to use the mouse, which is much slower.

2) Even though I've set it to increase the play counts as soon as 0% of a track has been played, there now appears to be some kind of additonal minimum being applied that means I'm having to wait a while on each track, which makes the whole procedure painfully slow and not worth doing.

So, my questions: is there any chance that some or all of these particular changes will be undone, or is there a better way of getting the play counts and last time played fields updated for each track in a playlist? Or should I just switch back to the old version?

Sorry if this sounds mad, but I've got a huge collection of music and keeping on top of what I've listed to on my phone as well as on MusicBee is important to me.

Questions / Annoying new(?) limitation
« on: March 07, 2014, 05:43:57 PM »
I've just recently upgraded to version 2.3.5173 from v2.1.?  It used to be the case that when I grouped by Album Artist, I could double-click on an Album Artist to see their albums and then *switch between* 'Artwork' and 'Album and Tracks' views using the little drop-down menu next to the search box. This is something I (used to) do a lot and would very much still like to be able to do. But now it appears that I have to decided in advance by selecting the 'use Artwork layout to show albums for an artist' checkbox in the Artwork View Configuration.

I can't think of any good reason for locking us into one view or the other, and pulling up the views configuration dialog to switch can take several clicks, so is there some way of disabling this particular change? Or is there another (effortless) way of getting around this?

Questions / MusicBee keeps moving my video files
« on: March 03, 2014, 11:11:02 PM »
I've upgraded to version 2.3.5173 from v2.1.? and now MusicBee keeps moving WMV files that are in my music folders into an 'Unknown Album Artist' folder. I don't want it to do this - I want it to leave all video files where I put them. As far as I can see, I've got it configured to ignore video files (the 'include video files' option in the Rescan/Add Files dialog is deselected), but it won't leave them alone. Am I missing something?

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