View Full Version : Confused about Zap

2006-11-18, 17:51
Ok, I'm a bit confused about the 'Zap' functionality, and I can't find much about it in the docs/faqs/wiki. I can't actually find anywhere that says what exactly happens to zapped tracks.

Am I right in thinking that if you Zap a song, it will then not be played again under any circumstances - i.e. it will appear in the playlist if added but be skipped when it comes up? Or does that require the skipped zap songs plugin? Does this survive a database wipe/re-scan?

I generally control slimserver using the default web interface in our office, rather than the remote. Is there any way to zap songs using the default web interface? Could this be added with a simple change somewhere?

Ideally, I'd like to be able to add all tracks by an artist to a playlist, and as it plays, knock off any tracks I don't like - leaving me with the ability to play all the tracks by an artist without the ones I don't like appearing...and do all this, preferably without a playlist, as others don't tend to navigate to the playlists.


2006-11-19, 01:40
Discussion here... http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=18324

There is also a plugin which claims to do the "don't play zapped songs" thing but it doesn't look like it has been updated for 6.5 yet... http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=23175


2006-11-19, 15:19
Doesn't really answer the questions though - just repeats how you do it with the remote. Or is that it, you can only do it through the remote, and it then appears in that playlist and ... that's it.

If so that's not that exciting really!