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    Additional Browse Modes and specifying genres

    I tend to like listening to a genre of music, using random play often requires a lot of clicking/touching genres and an accurately tagged music librabry.

    I've been trying out "Additional Browse Modes" and it's pretty close to what I want. I've created a few browse modes primarily to try things out, since I make only rare changes to LMS and I started trying out this last year(?) or longer ago. A few basic questions. (FYI I only have one(All) library view).

    1. Where should the additional browse modes show up? Does this show an Additional Browse Mode called "chillout"?
    2. Why are the other browse modes not shown?
    3. If thats not a browse mode, where did that come from?

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    3. How should the genres be specified, commas and spaces as shown, or the default tag delimiter and no space? eg "Chill, Chillout" vs "Chill;Chillout"

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    Ping... anyone?

    I've tried numerous configs and can't tell exactly how it is supposed to work.
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    Running a ReadyNAS NVX LMS Server, currently 7.9.0; Transporter(Living Room)+Duet Controller; Squeezebox Touch(Master Bedroom), (2x)Boom(Office, Patio), Radio(Guest Bedroom), Classic(garage).
    Also using Squeezeplay on Windows 10. Use Squeeze Ctrl app on Android.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cathcam View Post
    Ping... anyone?

    I've tried numerous configs and can't tell exactly how it is supposed to work.
    Any "Additional Browse Modes" you create are per player, you need to enable them at LMS > Settings > Player (tab) > Additional Browse Modes.

    I just copy/paste the genres from the list, the format seems to be ", " (comma space).

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