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Grouping library as folders (click on artist shows albums)

I wonder if there is some kind of component, apparently, Facets cannot do that although I will keep searching, that let me group the albums as if they were inside a folder named by the artist. Then click on the artist and have access to all the albums. It does not matter if it does not show the cover art, I just want to try because I have been told that Facets is buggy, because cover art takes a while to load and because I want to reduce the amount of loading cover art, the artist tends to be less in number than albums in my collection. .

I know, because I just tried, that I can do it with the Default tree viewer but I just want to know if we can do it with Facets or another component too because I want to see the library as folders with the picture of the artist, not just a tree view if possible. Regards
Yes, the avatar it is the cover of «The City» by Vangelis.

Re: Grouping library as folders (click on artist shows albums)

Reply #1
Check out the "library tree" component, it's similar to the album list but with more customization options.

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Reply #2
Not exactly want I wanted, ty.
Yes, the avatar it is the cover of «The City» by Vangelis.

Re: Grouping library as folders (click on artist shows albums)

Reply #3
I could do that with Facets. You can set the "Album artist" in a column showing album covers—artists actually—and then on the next one "Albums" so you have a third column where you can set a text one with "Tracks" but as I said I would like to do it as in I click the artist and then show all the albums—as a workaround is not a bad one. On display in "Album artist", you have to mark show artist and then embed the picture of the artist or whatever you want to show as the artist.

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This is just an example. I want to have it like that but I am adjusting my library in order to do so, as a result, you see a lot of artist without proper cover because this theme is not what I am using right now. I just did it to show you how you can do it.
Yes, the avatar it is the cover of «The City» by Vangelis.

 
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