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Playback Scheduler is a feature that let you to start the playback at scheduled time, it can be integrated with Bookmark System and also has its own playlist. You can use it without the scheduling time as well.
To open a Playback Scheduler window click on the Scheduler button located at main software window ribbon bar in Media\Schedulers group
The Playback Scheduler window is divided into following parts:
Select to turn on or turn off the scheduler
Add selected files from File Browse to current scheduler's list
How to add:
Find media file that you want to add to a scheduler's its, use the File Browser for selecting files.
Click on this Add File button to add selected files.
Note: You can to add the whole playlist files or files from selected folders as well.
Add playlist files from playlist from your database
Moves selected items within the list Up
Moves selected items within the list Down
Selects All items in a list
Cut the selected items , data will be moved through the clipboard after use Paste command
Copy the selected items , data will be copied through the clipboard after use Paste command
Paste bookmarks items clipboard that has been selected by Cut or Copy command.
Starts the playback of selected media file, audio or video.
Makes a pause in playback
Stops the playback
Play previous file on the list
Play next file on the list
Playback order options. here you can choose how the bookmarks will be played
Plays selected bookmark media file one time only.
Play In Order
Player will play all files in the order they appear on a list of bookmarks to play.
Play At Random
Instead of playing the files in the order they appear on the list. Player will select a bookmark's file at random to play
The playback of current bookmark's file is repeating until is manually stopped
This list is a collection of files to play
Name of media file to play.
Playback time of media file
Path to a file in your computer
A check mark control. If checked then during the file playback assigned bookmark will be applied
A definition of a bookmark to use. You can choose the bookmark from drop down list. This list is listing all currently loaded bookmarks at Bookmarks list
A check mark control. If checked then playback of a file will be repeated as much as is specified in Times cell.
Here you can enter how many times a playback of a file should be repeated. To not repeat enter 0 or leave the cell empty.
This a collection of your lists with files to play. Each list may include unlimited number of files.
A name of your list, you can edit this cell directly to change the list name if necessary.
A description of list, this is optional data.
A date when list was created
Load files from selected list at your lists collection. You can also have the list loaded automatically when you select list with mouse on Lists Collections.
The load behavior is controlled by the Load List On Selection property
Remove selected files from current list. To remove all files use Select All command form Selection menu and then click this button.
Opens a Print Preview window where from you may print playlists or export their data to many external formats like PDF HTM TXT and more.
Schedule Start & End Group
This group has a set of control for settings the scheduler's start date and time.
You can use date controls to set the scheduler's start or end date and time controls to set the scheduler's start or end time
The second control within group let you set the playback start date, is also editable but we recommend using calendar control.
calendar control will be opened when you click on an arrow button.
You can edit the time or date directly in the control's edit text box by selecting date or hour, minute or seconds and type the new value.
In addition you may use spin buttons, when pressed then the selected value of hour, minute or seconds is changed on the control
The date controls has a drop down calendar to choose the date from.
Enable Finish Time
If checked then the finish time for scheduler's timer will be enabled. Otherwise it will not be enabled and the playback will continue to an end.
Lists Collection Group
Creates new list. Created list is empty and you can start to adding files.
Delete Selected Lists
Delete selected lists
Delete all lists from your lists collection.
This group contains a few options for scheduler system
Turn on at startup
Select this option if you want to load last used list and start the playback when Scheduler window opens
Load last list
If this option is selected then last used list is automatically loaded, otherwise you will have to use the Load command to load list manually.
Confirm list items removal
If this option is selected then you will be asked to confirm before items removal
Confirm new list creation
If this option is selected then you will be asked to confirm before new list is created.
Start over at the end of the list
If this option is selected then when playback of files reaches the last file it will start over from the first bookmark on the list.
Check files playback time
Check media files playback time and include it into list when files are added from disk
This option may slow a little the playlist creation process. If not selected then file playback time will be updated automatically when playback of a file starts.
Use current date as start date
If selected then Scheduler will set at the opening current date as start date.
Load List On Selection
If this option is selected then files from list will loaded automatically when you select a list on Lists Collection