Author Topic: Random autoplaylist doesnt random  (Read 755 times)

fumador

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Shortcut to start Musicbee w. random autoplaylist:
Code
"C:\Program Files (x86)\MusicBee\MusicBee.exe" /play /opencompactplayer "C:\Users\*********\Music\MusicBee\Playlists\Random 8 hours.xautopf"

The playlist: Random 8 hours.xautopf
Code
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SmartPlaylist SaveStaticCopy="False" LiveUpdating="True" Layout="0" LayoutGroupBy="0" ShuffleMode="Random" ShuffleSameArtistWeight="0,5" GroupBy="track" ConsolidateAlbums="False" MusicLibraryPath="C:\Users\*********\Music\MusicBee\">
  <Source Type="1">
    <Description />
    <Conditions CombineMethod="All">
      <Condition Field="ArtistPeople" Comparison="StartsWith" Value="" />
      <Condition Field="FileDuration" Comparison="GreaterThan" Value="1" />
    </Conditions>
    <Limit FilterDuplicates="False" Enabled="True" Count="8" Type="Hours" SelectedBy="Random" />
  </Source>
</SmartPlaylist>
Problem is random isn't random at all, not all times; but 90% starts with the default auto-playlist order when creating a new one.

Choosing the auto-playlist inside the program works fine and shuffles as expected. Problem is starting from the command line or with parameters via shortcut.

Hope that I am clear with this.

Thanks!

Edit: I'm using MB 3.5.8447
Last Edit: May 19, 2023, 11:40:06 PM by fumador

Steven

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i cant reproduce any issues using that playlist nor can i see any reason why it wouldnt work. So it will likely remain unsolved