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The Jukebox enables to display a
list of music pieces, to play them, to create automatically Web pages...
The Jukebox neither change or copy
your music files, it only 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, jukebow
is updated automatically. Information is stored in a file whose extension
You can open the jukebox either through
the "File" 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 or previous piece.
Below, the file list. This list can
be sorted by ascending or descending order for each of the array column.
To sort the files manually, click
the file with Command (Ctrl) key depressed and move this item up or down.
Information that can be displayed
in the list is :
To setup 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-maill)
File size on disk
Complete piece title
Time elapsed on this piece
Whether the file is protected or not
All these settings are saved along with
the .box file.
To specify what columns have to be displayed,
open the pop-up meny (green arrow at top left) and select the columns to
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 active
and a new piece is inserted, it is automatically sorted.
When a column is active, a little blue
triangle shows the sorting order : up for ascending, down for descending.
Click the column title again to reverse the sorting order.
To change the column order, click the
title with Shift key depressed and move the column right or left.
By typing characters on the keyboards,
a search string is built. Selected list item switches to the first item
that matches this string.
Here is a summary of keyboard key
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 : searches the next item that matches
the current search string.
Special processing can be applied
to the jukebox list.
You can exporte
the list as a Web page or apply operations
to all files in the jukebox list.
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