Author Topic: How can one display the files grouped by folders?  (Read 9734 times)

Donk

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E.g. "Tracks"? And do you mean "Custom Views"?
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Alright, many thanks
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You don't necessarily need a custom view.  You're looking for the option to create a custom sorting set, which is the top part of the Sorting/Grouping panel.  Once you've created it, it will show up in your Sort By menu.

A workaround for the column browser is to use a virtual tag.
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Sorry, do not understand at all.
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Well, I'm sure my typos didn't help.  I fixed them!  But to reiterate: if you want to group files by folders, you need to apply custom sorting or grouping.  You can find that option by right clicking in the column headers.

You can create a custom sorting set in the Sorting/Grouping page of preferences.

The computer node is in the left navigator panel, which as mentioned is probably hidden and will pop up when you mouseover the left side of the window.

See what questions you have after you look at those options.  :)
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Many thanks.

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if you want to group files by folders
I am not quite sure, I want to sort the folders (e.g. newest / last added folders on top, by alphabet or else) on the left side and display the music folders only.

Whatever I click here, "All Artists" keeps staying like it is:




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You can find that option by right clicking in the column headers.
Yes, but I am not able to sort the folders like I want.

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You can create a custom sorting set in the Sorting/Grouping page of preferences.
Yes, I had done without success.


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The computer node is in the left navigator panel, which as mentioned is probably hidden and will pop up when you mouseover the left side of the window.

Yes, but it does not work anymore / at the moment:


Yes, OK, thank you very much
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Make sure you have ticked 'computer' in Preferences > Layout (1) > left sidebar
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Yes, it is checked, thank you
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would be nice if  musicbee knew to group cd1 cd2 cd3 sub folders as one album  or can this already be done  ?

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would be nice if  musicbee knew to group cd1 cd2 cd3 sub folders as one album  or can this already be done  ?

You mean like this thread in the wishlist that you've already supported? http://getmusicbee.com/forum/index.php?topic=20290.msg121254#msg121254
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