Drag 'n drop from iTunes and Rythmbox playlist is broken on Windows and Linux

Bug #601177 reported by RAFFI TEA on 2010-07-02
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mixxx
Low
RJ Skerry-Ryan
1.8
Low
RJ Skerry-Ryan

Bug Description

Tested on Windows and Ubuntu

Within Mixxx, playlist items from feature iTunes and Rythmbox cannot be moved to the waveform. Moreover,I cannot add these track items to Auto DJ feature or regular Mixxx playlists.

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jus (jus) wrote :

Tested Mixxx 1.8beta2 release on Mac OS 10.5+

Some problems as above

jus (jus) wrote :

Sorry, misleading comment #1

reads "sAme problems as above"

RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2010-07-06
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: none → 1.8.0
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: 1.8.0 → none

This know this was by-design, but I can't remember if there's a good
reason for it or not. I don't think there's a technical reason we left
this out, we probably just did it to limit the scope of the project.

If someone's looking for something to do, this bug is something to look at. :)

Thanks,
Albert

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Pegasus <email address hidden> wrote:
> ** Also affects: mixxx/1.8
>   Importance: Undecided
>       Status: New
>
> ** Changed in: mixxx/1.8
>    Milestone: None => 1.8.0
>
> ** Changed in: mixxx
>    Milestone: 1.8.0 => None
>
> --
> Drag 'n drop from iTunes and Rythmbox playlist is broken on Windows and Linux
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/601177
> You received this bug notification because you are a member of Mixxx
> Development Team, which is subscribed to Mixxx.
>

RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) wrote :

We never supported it because we thought it would be confusing, but it turns out its more confusing that Rhythmbox and iTunes don't work like the rest of Mixxx, so I just added Drag and Drop support. Thanks Tobias!

Changed in mixxx:
status: New → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → RJ Ryan (rryan)
importance: Undecided → Low
RAFFI TEA (raffitea) wrote :

Thank RJ, This is very useful 'cause if vinyl control is enabled you can drang 'n drop now instead of using the context menu.

RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2010-10-05
Changed in mixxx:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Tony Mason (tony-bge-atyrau) wrote :

In MIXXX 1.9 from the library list why can you not drag an Itunes playlist straight to AutoDJ or right click and load to AutoDJ, and when viewing the I tunes playlist the pop up box only allows load to deck 1 & 2 you cannot load to AutoDJ. The only way you can do thi is to select all the tracks in the I tunes playlist window and DnD them into Auto DJ.

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