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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Georgia-ReBORN - A Clean foobar2000 Theme
Last post by dwmartin0906 -
I've got a question.  Everything was working great, but then I selected  the option to not show the playlist on startup and started having problems when I stopped.  Sometimes it would crash in georgia-main, sometimes in panel_playist and sometimes it would just show a blank panel.  If I displayed the playlist first before stopping, then it worked fine.  I'm not necessarily asking for a fix because I can certainly live with displaying the playlist on startup and then just clicking on Details.  I just thought I'd let you know.  I wouldn't be surprised if I was the only one to try selecting that option.  Thank you for this great theme.
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General Audio / Re: Good requantizers?
Last post by kode54 -
DPCM, and also ADPCM, compress the file to delta values, usually of lower precision than the actual sample size. The decoded output would actually be 16 bits, but the compressed file is either 8 or even 4 bits per sample. Information is sometimes lost in the compression process, due to precision limits or other errors, but it usually only differs on the level of mostly inaudible noise.
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: Case-Sensitivity Bug in Album List Filter
Last post by NorthRustler -
Thank you! I had no idea about asymmetric search, or whether I checked the box or if it is checked by default. So many moving parts in foobar! :)

I normally would have typed the search using all lowercase letters, but in this case I did a cut and paste from the Selection Properties window to the filter box (which I often do).
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Support - (fb2k) / Re: Case-Sensitivity Bug in Album List Filter
Last post by Porcus -
You have asymmetric search switched on. Preferences->Advanced, search for "search".

Asymmetric search means that "motorhead" will return everything with "Motörhead" but not the other way around. If you want more hits, use minuscules. If you want more precision, type precisely.
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Support - (fb2k) / Case-Sensitivity Bug in Album List Filter
Last post by NorthRustler -
I recently stumbled upon a bug in the Album List's filter. Capital letters on words seem to make the search case-sensitive. Here's what happened. I searched for

Southern Culture On The Skids

It returned all three albums I have by SCOTS, but for the album "The Electric Pinecones" it only returned one song, "Waiting On You." When I replaced the search with

southern culture on the skids

I got all three albums and all 12 songs from "The Electric Pinecones." The difference is that for two of the albums I used "Southern Culture On The Skids" for the artist name and for "The Electric Pinecones" I used "Southern Culture on the Skids" (blame freedb and laziness on my part for not being consistent). 

At first I thought that this might be limited to only capital O's, but I've since determined it is any capital letter. I determined this by creating two dummy files

My only regret.mp3
My Only Regret (take 2).mp3

Searching for "my only regret" returns both files. Searching for "my Only regret" or "my only Regret" only returns the latter file (all searches without quotation marks).

If the search is truly case-insensitive, all of these searches should be equivalent.

I'm running foobar2000 v1.6.6 on Windows 10 Home.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: Foobar portable, playlists and relative/absolute paths.
Last post by yetanotherid -
You can save, delete, and import playlists back into fb2k on the other machine. If you hold down the shift key and click in the File menu you'll see a "save all playlists" menu item.

I've been messing around with saving playlists lately (as m3u files), mainly to use them on a tablet with the Android foobar2000. I'm not sure I've mastered that one yet, but when you save a playlist on a PC at least, fb2k only seems to save as much of the path as necessary.

As an example, if you have an MP3 buried a few subfolders down, such as
D:\FolderA\FolderB\FolderC\song.mp3
and you save the playlist somewhere outside that folder structure, fb2k saves the full file path.
If you save a playlist to FolderA, it'll be saved in the playlist file as
FolderB\FolderC\song.mp3
or if you save it to FolderB
FolderC\song.mp3

The playlists need to be located in the same place in the folder structure on the second PC when you import them, or fb2k starts looking from the top. Can't find "F:\FolderB\FolderC\Song.mp3" etc.
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General Audio / Re: Vorbis better than opus?
Last post by dalcinrafa -
Hey Igor, do you know of any tests with 256k? I really wanted to know how codecs perform at that bit rate, cause I always used at least 256k. Thanks for your participation so far!
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