Difference between revisions of "Collections"

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This is an introduction how to use the [[Music Collection|MusicCollection]] feature. It adds functionality for you to specify which releases are in your collection. Based on this information the website can tell you which releases you are missing of selected artists, and it can notify you on upcoming new releases from selected artists.  
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Collections are lists of releases which can be created and edited by users. Each one can be private or public, and there is no limit to the number of collections a single user can have.
  
In the top menu there is a tab named ''Collection''. In the pages under that tab you can access collection functionality. For info on how to add releases to your collection see the following section.  
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You can find a list of your collections under My Collections, in the My Data menu. From here you can access your collections and edit them, remove them and create new ones.
  
== Adding releases to your collection ==
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==Adding releases to a collection==
  
Releases can be added to your collection either from the website or by using a [[Music Collection Tool|MusicCollectionTool]] which tells the server which releases you have in a specified directory on your computer. This requires the releases to be tagged.  
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Releases can be added to a collection either from the website or by using a [[Music Collection Tool|music collection tool]] which tells the server which releases you have in a specified directory on your computer. This requires the releases to be tagged.  
  
Add a release from the website by going to the release page of the release to be added, and click the ''Add release to collection'' link.
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You can add a release from the website by going to the release page of the release to be added, and click the "Add to (collection name)" link in the sidebar. If the release is already in one of the collections, for that particular collection you will be shown the option to remove it from it instead. If you currently have no collections, you will have to add one before you can do this: you can also do that from the sidebar.  
 
 
== Managing artists ==
 
 
 
You select which artists to see missing releases of, and of which to be notified about new releases. This is done by going to the artist's page and clicking the ''Display missing releases'' or ''Notify me on new releases'' link. From the artist page you can also unselect displaying missing relases or notifications on new releases. This can also be done from the ''artists'' page under the ''Collection'' tab. There you can see an overview of selected artists.  
 
  
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Documentation]]
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Documentation]]

Revision as of 01:23, 2 November 2011

Collections are lists of releases which can be created and edited by users. Each one can be private or public, and there is no limit to the number of collections a single user can have.

You can find a list of your collections under My Collections, in the My Data menu. From here you can access your collections and edit them, remove them and create new ones.

Adding releases to a collection

Releases can be added to a collection either from the website or by using a music collection tool which tells the server which releases you have in a specified directory on your computer. This requires the releases to be tagged.

You can add a release from the website by going to the release page of the release to be added, and click the "Add to (collection name)" link in the sidebar. If the release is already in one of the collections, for that particular collection you will be shown the option to remove it from it instead. If you currently have no collections, you will have to add one before you can do this: you can also do that from the sidebar.