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General - (fb2k) / Re: Open libre office writer document from inside Foobar?
Last post by fooball -
You should be able to open a document using a command within FB2K, but I don't foresee any likelihood of then landing at a specific point in the document.  In order to do that, you need a document storage format which supports such operations, eg HTML (ie a web page).

Suppose you have a something.html file on your computer.  If, within that file, you add the property id="song1" to (eg) a heading tag, then on the Windows command line "cmd /c start <path>\something.html#song1" will* open something.html in your web browser and jump to song1.

* I say "will", but I've not specifically tested anything.  The command syntax may need tweaking, but this is intended to indicate a route to your solution rather than an actual solution.

In summary, I don't think you will have any success trying to display a .odt / .doc file starting at a specific position (unless you write or find a utility which does specifically that, although it might be possible with macros).  HTML is designed to do that.  If you must use .odt / .doc, your alternative is to just have one file per song.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Playlist-Tools-SMP
Last post by regor -
hahaha sure. At least now that tag cache is back again.
Although I'm missing a few other components too.

Have just uploaded another fix which made harmonic mixing (at playlist manipulation) to not be available due to a typo on file paths.

And in the process I added harmonic mixing in place for selection at advanced sorting (previously, there was only the option to create a new playlist). Works with non contiguous selections too (and not "mixed" tracks are put at the end randomly).
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Lossless / Other Codecs / Re: How important is being syncable?
Last post by Porcus -
That is often the case yes.
It seems no other lossless audio codec has been subject to the same amount of scientific output, but when I browsed a few of them, only every now and then there were timing tests. And to compare, those should rather be "everything else equal" than madman-optimal.
It is a bit disappointing that they do not give code source. There are sciences where code is supposed to be available, and I am a bit surprised that it is not so much expected in sciences where the algorithms are the topic of research - but then, IEEE papers are full of proprietary this-and-that.
General A/V / Re: Blu-Ray and DVD Authoring on Ubuntu Linux using only FOSS
Last post by fooball -
Thanks for posting this.  I don't have any solutions to offer, and I've never attempted Blu-ray, but I have Blu-ray burners and you're right – support for optical (of any form) seems to be dropping off because relevance is dropping off.  Any answers forthcoming will be of interest.