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  1. #1
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    how to sort playlists with leading punctuation?

    In iTunes (Mac) my playlists are named according to the style of music. Classical playlists are preceded by a period (.), jazz playlists are preceded by a tilda (~), and rock and pop by nothing. iTunes sorts them separately so I can separately browse through my music by style.

    But when I view my playlists in SqueezeCenter of the Duet controller, the leading periods are ignored and playlists are sorted by the first alphabetic character so all the styles are lumped together.

    Is there a setting to make SB sort this correctly, not ignore leading non-alphabetic characters? Or is there another solution short of renaming my playlists with leading alphabetic codes which I don't find as appealing?

    Thanks

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    I have the same issue, why are leading non-alpha characters ignored when sorting playlists?

    Also, in iTunes I use Playlist Folders to group playlists, is there any way to do this in LMS?

    Thanks

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    If you you made your playlists into "favourites", you can create folders and drag/drop your favourites into folders and drag /drop them into the order you wish to see them within a folder.

    Then you could simply browse favourites instead of playlists.

    Just a thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kidstypike View Post
    If you you made your playlists into "favourites", you can create folders and drag/drop your favourites into folders and drag /drop them into the order you wish to see them within a folder.

    Then you could simply browse favourites instead of playlists.

    Just a thought.
    Thanks, this works and in Material favourites can be sorted correctly

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