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  • illya_
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change default new playlist names?
Hi,
I am just wondering if anyone know a way to change the naming scheme for new playlists that you create.

The default is:
  • New Playlist
  • New Playlist (2)
  • New Playlist (3)
  • New Playlist (4)
and so on...

If possible I just want them to be named:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
and so on...

I always use a keyboard command shortcut to create new playlists.

Best regards
illya

  • Zao
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Re: change default new playlist names?
Reply #1
I made a component foo_new_playlist that introduces a new command that uses a custom pattern exposed in advanced configuration to name new playlists.

The pattern in Preferences: Advanced -> Tools -> "New playlist pattern" uses two new title formatting fields to form the titles of new playlists. The counters starts at one and increases until a free name is found.

  • %always_counter%: counts 1, 2, 3, ...
  • %maybe_counter%: counts nothing, 2, 3, 4; suitable for use in [] to not show anything for the preferred title

Hopefully this will do what you want given a format of %always_counter%.
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  • Air KEN
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Re: change default new playlist names?
Reply #2
Hi Zao.
Again... :(

New Named Playlist 1.0 (foo_new_playlist-1.0.fb2k-component)
> Could not load component "foo_new_playlist-1.0.fb2k-component": Unsupported format or corrupted file

Can not install. Can not unzip.

Thanks.
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  • Zao
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Re: change default new playlist names?
Reply #3
I thought I had solved my network problems... bah.
Re-uploaded over VPN.
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Re: change default new playlist names?
Reply #4
Thank you for your support in your busy time.  ;)
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  • illya_
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Re: change default new playlist names?
Reply #5
I made a component
Thank you Zao,

I really appreciate that you took your time to actually create a plugin.

Tested it out, and it works like a charm :)

Now I just need to unlearn seven years of always hitting ctrl + m directly after ctrl +n :D