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EDITING SMART PLAYLISTS

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alex8199 Calculating status...
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Jan 21, 2013 10:05 AM

Although I've found a way of overcoming this problem by copying a smart playlist and making it into a regular playlist in order to edit it, just out of curiosity can anyone tell me why it is not possible to edit a smart playlist ?

I've not tried it yet but will unticking the live updating box make any difference.

Windows 7
  • the fiend Level 5 Level 5 (6,890 points)
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    Jan 22, 2013 10:50 AM (in response to alex8199)

    alex8199 wrote:

     

    ...can anyone tell me why it is not possible to edit a smart playlist ?

    Because the entire content of a Smart Playlist is determined by the rules for that Smart Playlist.

     

     

    What you can do is change the rules of the Smart Playlist, which will change which songs are added, or not, to the Smart Playlist.

     

    Alternatively, if that doesn't change the list in the way you want, you could set up the Smart Playlist to look at a regular Playlist which has just the songs you want in it.

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