The Jukebox lets you display a
list of music pieces, play them, automatically create Web
The Jukebox neither changes nor copies
your music files, it simply links to files stored
on your hard disk.
For example, deleting a file from
the jukebox list does not delete this file from
your hard disk.
A jukebox list can include MUS,
MU3, ABC, MIDI, KAR... files.
The jukebox window is managed independently
from document windows.
Double-clicking a jukebox item opens
the matching document in a new window. You can
then edit the score.
When modifying a document, the jukebox
is updated automatically. Information is stored in
a file whose
.box files can be read and played with Melody
Player (freeware). Melody Player can also create
You can open the jukebox either through
the "Windows" menu, or through its icon in the
"Play tools" palette.
At the top of the jukebox window,
there are buttons for playing, skipping to next
piece, and skipping to
the previous piece.
Below those buttons is the file list. This list
be sorted in ascending or descending order by each
columns. To reorder the files manually,
click a file name with
the Command (Ctrl) key held down and move the file
up or down in the
Information that can be displayed
in the list is:
To set up the display:
Folder name in which the file is stored
Music category (style)
Last modification date
Whether the file includes lyrics or
Author's Web page address (clicking
this address opens the Web page)
Author's e-mail address (clicking the
e-mail address sends an e-mail)
File size on disk
Complete piece title
Time elapsed on this piece
Whether the file is protected or not
All these settings are saved in
the jukebox .box file.
To specify what columns should be displayed,
open the pop-up menu (green arrow at top left)
and select the columns
To change a column width, click its
To activate a column, click its title.
Pieces are then sorted according to this column.
When a column is
and a new piece is inserted, it is automatically
When a column is active, a little blue
triangle shows the sorting order: up for
ascending, down for
Click the column title again to reverse the
To change the column order, click a column
title with the Shift key depressed and move the
column right or left.
Type characters on your keyboard to build a
string. The first item
that matches this string will be selected in the
Here is a summary of keyboard keys
that have an effect in the jukebox window.
Return/Enter: opens the selected document
in a new window
Escape: stops playing. If the Karaoke
window is open, stops the Karaoke.
Spacebar: starts/stops playing
Up arrow: switches to previous item
Down arrow: switches to next item
+: Adds a file to the list
- or Shift+backspace: deletes the current
item from the list
Letter or number: adds the character
to the search string
Backspace: deletes the last character
from the search string
Tab: finds the next item that matches
the current search string
Player is freeware. Melody Player can
read, play and write .box files. In Harmony
Assistant from the contextual menu
"Actions>.box setup" you can setup actions
allowed in Melody Player. This setup apply to
the current edited .box file. By default all
actions are allowed.
Forbide Melody Player
changes: Will be disabled all changes on
the list, save, enable/disable the score view,
choice of displayed informations, annotation and
played bars edit.
Melody Player simplified mode:
Some features will be disabled : lectern mode,
bar number display, printing, enhanced karaoké
Special processing can be applied
to the jukebox list.
You can export
the list as a Web page or, with Harmony
to all files in the jukebox list (see "batch
processing" in the
"Appendices" chapter of the Harmony Assistant