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==== Tools Menu ==== <!--T:1-->
  
== Overview ==
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From this menu you can use additional tools and scripts.
  
From this menu you can start additional tools and scripts.
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[[File:Amarok_2.8_MenuTools.png|thumb|center|The Tools Menu]]
  
[[File:amarok24_toolsMenu_withTwoScripts.png|thumb|center|The Tools Menu]]<br />
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Manager</menuchoice> || Allows you to save bookmarks of various types.
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Manager</menuchoice> || Allows you to save bookmarks of various types.</translate>
 
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| <menuchoice>Cover Manager</menuchoice> || Allows you to view album covers and fetch missing ones.
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| <menuchoice>Cover Manager</menuchoice> || Allows you to view album covers and fetch missing ones.</translate>
 
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| <menuchoice>Equalizer</menuchoice> || Shows the equalizer.
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| <menuchoice>Equalizer</menuchoice> || Shows the equalizer.</translate>
 
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| <menuchoice>Script Manager</menuchoice> || Shows the dialog to install and remove scripts.
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| <menuchoice>Network Request Viewer</menuchoice> || Shows the Network Requests Viewer.</translate>
 
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| <menuchoice>Update Collection</menuchoice> || Checks the tracks in your collection.
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| <menuchoice>Update Collection</menuchoice> || Checks the tracks in your collection and updates the database.</translate>
 
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| <menuchoice>Scripts</menuchoice> || Menu items to start installed scripts will be added to this menu [Music Quiz in this image].
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| <menuchoice>Synchronize Statistics..</menuchoice> || Opens the Statistics Synchronization dialog.</translate>
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== Bookmark Manager ==
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===== Bookmark Manager ===== <!--T:9-->
  
The bookmark manager allows you to bookmark different kinds of things to recall them later. You can also create folders to organize your collection of bookmarks. The search box provides a convenient way to find bookmarks. The context menu offers the possibility to <menuchoice>Load</menuchoice> and <menuchoice>Delete</menuchoice> the bookmark.<br /><br />
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The bookmark manager allows you to bookmark different kinds of things to recall them later. You can also create folders to organize your collection of bookmarks. The search box provides a convenient way to find bookmarks. The context menu offers the possibility to <menuchoice>Load</menuchoice> and <menuchoice>Delete</menuchoice> the bookmark.
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[[File:tools_bookmarkmanager.png|center|350px]]
 
[[File:tools_bookmarkmanager.png|center|350px]]
  
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! Menu Item !! Description
 
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|<menuchoice>Bookmark Context View Applets</menuchoice> || Saves the currently used view applets.
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Context View Applets</menuchoice> || Saves the currently used view applets.</translate>
 
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|<menuchoice>Bookmark Media Source View</menuchoice> || Saves the current view of the media source tree.
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Playlist Setup</menuchoice> || Saves the current playlist setup.
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Media Source View</menuchoice> || Saves the current view of the media source tree.</translate>
 
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|<menuchoice>Bookmark Track Position</menuchoice> || Saves the position in the current track.
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Playlist Setup</menuchoice> || Saves the current playlist setup.</translate>
 
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|<menuchoice>Cover Manager</menuchoice> || Shows all albums in your collection. Here you can set custom album covers and fetch missing ones. More about the [[Special:myLanguage/Amarok/Manual/AdvancedFeatures/CoverManager|Cover Manager]], shown below.
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| <menuchoice>Bookmark Track Position</menuchoice> || Saves the position in the current track.</translate>
 
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===== Cover Manager ===== <!--T:17-->
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Shows all albums in your collection. Here you can set custom album covers and fetch missing ones. More about the [[Special:myLanguage/Amarok/Manual/Organization/CoverManager | Cover Manager]], shown below.
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[[File:tools_covermanager.png|center|400px]]
 
[[File:tools_covermanager.png|center|400px]]
  
== Equalizer ==
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===== Equalizer ===== <!--T:18-->
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Provides the possibility to configure sound settings. You can choose between manually adjusting the settings and using templates. Right now, the ''Phonon'' ''GStreamer'' is required for a functional equalizer.
  
Provides the possibility to configure sound settings. You can choose between manually adjusting the settings and using templates.<br /><br />
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[[File:tools_equalizer.png|center|400px]]
 
[[File:tools_equalizer.png|center|400px]]
  
== Script Manager ==
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===== Network Requests Viewer ===== <!--T:27-->
  
Here scripts that enhance the functionality of Amarok can be installed and removed. More about the [[Special:myLanguage/Amarok/Manual/AdvancedFeatures/ScriptManager|Script Manager]]. After Amarok 2.4.1, the Script Manager is found from the<menuchoice>Settings</menuchoice> menu, <menuchoice>Configure Amarok -> Scripts</menuchoice>.<br /><br />
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[[File:tools_scriptmanager.png|center|350px]]
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The '''Network Requests Viewer''' allows you to monitor the network requests made by '''Amarok'''. Selecting this option will open this window:
  
== Update Collection ==
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[[File:Amarok2.7NetworkRequestsViewer.png|center|400px]]
  
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Checks the files in the folders you defined as your collection. New files will be added and missing ones removed from the left pane.
 
Checks the files in the folders you defined as your collection. New files will be added and missing ones removed from the left pane.
  
== Scripts ==
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===== Synchronize Statistics ===== <!--T:30-->
  
Scripts installed using the [[Special:myLanguage/Amarok/Manual/AdvancedFeatures/ScriptManager|Script Manager]] can be started from here.
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This option allows you to synchronize statistics of your various collections. This is a new feature in '''Amarok''' since version 2.7 For more information, see also [[Special:myLanguage/Amarok/Manual/Organization/Collection/StatisticsSynchronization|Statistics Synchronization Between Collections and with Last.fm]] in the handbook.
  
  
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Latest revision as of 14:16, 2 September 2013

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Tools Menu

From this menu you can use additional tools and scripts.

The Tools Menu
Menu Item Description
Bookmark Manager Allows you to save bookmarks of various types.
Cover Manager Allows you to view album covers and fetch missing ones.
Equalizer Shows the equalizer.
Network Request Viewer Shows the Network Requests Viewer.
Update Collection Checks the tracks in your collection and updates the database.
Synchronize Statistics.. Opens the Statistics Synchronization dialog.
Bookmark Manager

The bookmark manager allows you to bookmark different kinds of things to recall them later. You can also create folders to organize your collection of bookmarks. The search box provides a convenient way to find bookmarks. The context menu offers the possibility to Load and Delete the bookmark.

Tools bookmarkmanager.png
Menu Item Description
Bookmark Context View Applets Saves the currently used view applets.
Bookmark Media Source View Saves the current view of the media source tree.
Bookmark Playlist Setup Saves the current playlist setup.
Bookmark Track Position Saves the position in the current track.
Cover Manager

Shows all albums in your collection. Here you can set custom album covers and fetch missing ones. More about the Cover Manager, shown below.

Tools covermanager.png
Equalizer

Provides the possibility to configure sound settings. You can choose between manually adjusting the settings and using templates. Right now, the Phonon GStreamer is required for a functional equalizer.

Tools equalizer.png
Network Requests Viewer

The Network Requests Viewer allows you to monitor the network requests made by Amarok. Selecting this option will open this window:

Amarok2.7NetworkRequestsViewer.png
Update Collection

Checks the files in the folders you defined as your collection. New files will be added and missing ones removed from the left pane.

Synchronize Statistics

This option allows you to synchronize statistics of your various collections. This is a new feature in Amarok since version 2.7 For more information, see also Statistics Synchronization Between Collections and with Last.fm in the handbook.



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