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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Playlist Organizer (aka foo_plorg) replacement on Jscript Panel 3
Last post by Paul Eye -
Well, I might as well keep talking to myself here in the middle of the night, but something is seriously off with sorting the playlists. Now that I finally finished organizing my over 600 playlists into folders (with nothing in the root folder), sorting works both ways...until it doesn't. Meaning that sorting a folder ascending might look like it's sorted in alphabetical order, but suddenly there's a jump. Look at this (this is a snippet from my Artists folder):

It actually starts at the beginning of the list at Astral Projection, then goes alphabetically to almost to the end of playlists starting with G (skipping some playlists no, actually that entire 12 Moons - Asia 2001 section should be in alphabetical order at the beginning of the folder, before Astral Projection) then jumps back to Asia 2001 and it actually goes in reverse alphabetical (descending) order until 12 Moons, then continues again from Gus Till in what seems like a proper alphabetical order until the end of the folder. This doesn't happen with all folders though (at least as far as I can tell) and how the playlists are actually sorted varies quite randomly (or at least not following any pattern I can figure out).
Another weird side effect of sorting is that sorting one folder has a high possibility to cause another random folder to go into a random sorting order. And when you go and sort that folder it messes up another folder and so on and so on.
General - (fb2k) / Re: UPnP MediaRenderer output | discussion
Last post by tranceaddict -
Heads up Sonos appear to have broken FLAC stream support on some speakers with a recent update, specifically one of my rooms consisting of a pair of One SLs and a gen1 sub.

When I select the Sonos room (the primary One SL in the stereo pair) from the output dropdown and play a file, the room briefly shows 'stream.flac' then disappears entirely from the Sonos app for a second before reappearing. foobar2000 remains in a 'playing' state at timestamp 0:00:00 until I hit stop.

My older Sonos speakers (Play One and Playbar) both still work as foobar2000 UPnP outputs. Interestingly, the One SLs have always behaved slightly differently, not supporting pause whereas the older speakers do.

I was able to resolve this by updating the UPnP MediaRenderer config to disable FLAC for Sonos.

manufacturer=Sonos, Inc.

Now it shows 'stream.wav' and works perfectly again.

Hope someone finds this useful!
foobar2000 mobile / track skipping, warping etc. on iOS
Last post by ranivacar -
Today i moved a lot of new music onto my iPhone and started experiencing a new problem where everything sounds like a skipping CD (the files themselves are fine). Both FLAC and mp3 files behave this way, and all the skips are always at the same time for each file. I'm dumbfounded. The console shows no errors and I toggled the lookahead setting to see if it would make a difference somehow but no difference. I thought it may be a storage issue (I think if I move any more music onto my phone it will physically blow up lol) but even after removing most of it the issue persists. Where do I begin troubleshooting something like this?
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Playlist Organizer (aka foo_plorg) replacement on Jscript Panel 3
Last post by Paul Eye -
First of all, thaks for doing this. As this is the last absolutely essential component not available as 64-bit (standalone) I decided to give this version a try :) (also, this script is the reason I decided to install JScript Panel after all, even if I for a long time didn't want to)

Some observations/questions:

Can the "Total" (duration) tooltip be disabled? I find it rather irritating, and I'd rather have that info show up in the right column (which now can be toggled between "number of items" and "number of items + size"). So this is also a request to add "total duration" as an option to the right column.
Same question about the drag and drop tooltip, so actually this request is generally for an option to turn the tooltip on and off.

I know you just updated it to have minimum font size at 9, but I'd still like to request size 8 as a minimum as my entire interface is Tahoma size 8 (and 8 is also the minimum in the DUI fonts picker).

The playlist selection bar is a bit off and acts a bit strangely in some cases (these screenshots were taken with 1.5.2 and text size 10 just before 1.6.0 was out, but the behaviour is the same with 1.6.0 and size 9)

Selected playlist clashes with the top bar in some cases:

There is actually a playlist between "Goa Trance" and "Goa Trance Revolution" but it's hidden (as it's supposed to)

The bounding box is too high and not centered:

And then a quite strange one:
Sometimes, sorting (or as it's named, "Filter (Asc/Desc) on folder" which confused me a bit at first) just doesn't work. For example, I have a folder with playlists prefixed with numbers (01-13 currently) and no matter which sorting option I choose (Asc/Desc) the playlists stay sorted as 13->01 (descending). For some reason it looks like if you have even a single playlist where the name starts with a number (or actually, any symbol not A-Z it seems), and you have that playlist in a folder, sorting that folder's playlists only works descending, not ascending. I can do some further investigation if needed, this is preliminary info. Edit: forget that, sorting ascending inside folders doesn't work at all, or rather, it doesn't do anything to the current order, whatever it might be. In the root it seems to work, but I made the mistake of trying that and it sorted my folders in with the playlists which was a bit of an unpleasant surprise.
FLAC / Re: Retune of FLAC compression levels
Last post by NetRanger -
I have to say that I rather think that this is a solution looking for a problem. The majority of users will simply use the default preset and most won't venture beyond that. For those few enthusiasts who wish to delve into the depths of what is possible, no doubt they enjoy playing with all the various current options. I'm not saying it's a bad idea, I'm just suggesting that it's not necessarily relevant.

Have to agree with john on this.

Personally..... All this hunting for rather minimal gains of this and that...... it's a waste of time imo. Things as it is, works just fine.
3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: Playlist Organizer (aka foo_plorg) replacement on Jscript Panel 3
Last post by marc2k3 -
(the inputbox.js file is new and was developped by @marc2k3 )

Nope, not my work. Whichever one you took from JSPlaylist or the Smooth folder is by the original author of those scripts (Falstaff). Obviously I've had to update them many times over the years to keep up with all my breaking component changes but the main bits that do all the work haven't really been touched.
FLAC / Re: Retune of FLAC compression levels
Last post by A_Man_Eating_Duck -
Changing the number of presets would break old FLAC frontends, which ktf probably doesn't want to do. It's cleaner to rebalance the existing nine levels than to change the number of levels.
Using the second method wouldn't break presets, it's just mean if preset 1 is used it will actually encode with preset 2 or if preset 6 is used it will encode with preset 8. It also aligns to the graphs as well.

This would mean there are less presets that you need to adjust the tuning for.