Viewing/Searching the Main SongList
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To Search and/or Edit the Main SongList.....


1.Select the desired "Sort Field" and "Browsing Order" by clicking on the appropriate TAB at the Top of the Dialog (A)  
2.Enter the "Search Text" (B)  
3.Click one of the following buttons (C) depending on the desired results…  
·Search All - Locates listings that match your Search Criteria in ANY field (Title, Artist). Ex: You may enter "My Way Sinatra" to quickly find "My Way" by "Frank Sinatra".  
NOTE: DEEP SEARCH - You may also combine the DiscID into the search criteria by performing a "Deep Search". To do this, simply append a PLUS (+) Sign to the END of the Search Text. As an example, to locate the "MUSIC MAESTRO" version of "My Way" by "Frank Sinatra" you may enter "My Way Sinatra MM+" to perform the Deep Search.  
·Search Title/Search Artist/Search DiscId - Depending on the selected "Browsing Order" (A), You may search ONLY the applicable field. Ex: Searching the text "Way" will result in a listing of all Songs matching your Search Criteria in ONLY the field selected.  
·Show All - Displays ALL listings in your SongBase.  

All Listings that match the Search Criteria will be displayed in the Listings Window (D)  

4. You may optionally Edit, Delete, or Add Listings by using the Edit Buttons at the bottom of the dialog (E)  

NOTE: If the SongList View Dialog was launched using the "Add Song Request" button (K)(Figure - Main Screen), you'll find an additional button labeled "Select Listing and Return". (See Adding Song Selections to Performers Queue ), otherwise you may utilize the advanced "Drag and Drop" method to quicky and convenienty add Song Requests to Performer Song Request Queues. (See Adding Song Selections utilizing the Drag and Drop feature. )  



SongList Search Helpful Hints

Broad Match - Enter several keywords (or parts of keywords) to narrow down your search results. Ex: Enter "pres lone" to locate "Are You Lonesome Tonight" by "Elvis Presley".  
Multiple Selections - To Select/Deselect Multiple listings, hold DOWN the "CTRL" key while clicking the desired listings.  
To select consecutive listings, click the FIRST desired listing and hold DOWN the "SHIFT" key while selecting the LAST desired listing.  
Embedded Search - Use surrounding "quotes" (") to search for complete "phrases". ie:{"My Way" Elvis} will locate the song "My Way" by Elvis Presley or "I Did It My Way" by Elvis, since both files contain the "phrase" "My Way" and also include "Elvis" anywhere.  
 
Search As You Type (H) - Activating this options allows for immediate Search Results without the need to click a button! CAUTION: Extremely large Songlists may impose excessive CPU load on the underlying computer system. This is entirely dependent on the System Performance capabilities.