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Collections are lists of releases that users can create, title and edit as they see fit. Each collection can be private or public. There is no limit to the number of collections that a single user can have, nor to the number of releases on each collection.
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Collections are lists of entities that users can create, title and edit as they see fit. Each collection can be private or public. There is no limit to the number of collections that a single user can have, nor to the number of entities on each collection.
  
 
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. Collections can also be created via individual release pages; see below.
 
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. Collections can also be created via individual release pages; see below.
  
==Adding releases to a collection==
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== Adding entities to a collection ==
  
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
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 be asked to create one: there is also a link to create new a collection in the sidebar.  
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More generally, you can add an entity from the website by going to its page, and click the “Add to (collection name)link in the sidebar. If the entity 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 be asked to create one: there is also a link to create new a collection in the sidebar.  
  
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Documentation]]
 
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Documentation]]

Revision as of 14:10, 11 April 2018

Collections are lists of entities that users can create, title and edit as they see fit. Each collection can be private or public. There is no limit to the number of collections that a single user can have, nor to the number of entities on each collection.

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. Collections can also be created via individual release pages; see below.

Adding entities 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.

More generally, you can add an entity from the website by going to its page, and click the “Add to (collection name)” link in the sidebar. If the entity 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 be asked to create one: there is also a link to create new a collection in the sidebar.