Bug: Dragging files from Finder into Q. deletes current Q.

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Remain
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Bug: Dragging files from Finder into Q. deletes current Q.

Post by Remain »

Drag a file in the Finder directly above the Queue.

You see that neat green (+) icon next to the mouse.
So that means it will add that file to the current Queue, right?

Nope. When you drop the file, it deletes the current Queue.


("Q." -> "Queue", darn topic character limit >:O )

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Post by sbooth »

This is actually by design. I see your point about the green + being misleading, though. The best solution would be to have a modifier key which when held down would cause the drag to replace the current queue, with addition occurring otherwise.

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Post by Remain »

Yeah, I think that would work.

'Cause right now,
dragging from the Library to the Queue has the "add" result,
and dragging from the Finder to the Queue has the "replace" result.
A bit inconsistent.

Having a single consistent behavior would be great.
(And I suppose "hold a modifier key to replace" would apply to both dragging from the Finder and dragging from the Library.)

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Post by sbooth »

r695 remedies this, but there is no support (yet) for modifier keys that indicate "replace the current queue".

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