I know it's a little confusing, but iTunes implemented this feature in
the exact same way.
On 1/1/08, Sikon <inetperson@...> wrote:
> > They're being used by Smart Playlists. You can tell them to only list
> > checked songs.
> > Pieter
> Well, that's confusing. They waste space, their meaning isn't obvious, and
> they're only used in one obscure use case. Even worse, they're on by
> leading the user to conclude that they're selected for some operation.
> I'm not necessarily advocating removing them, but we'll need a different
> metaphor and more use cases in which it could be useful, other than just the
> smart playlist creation window that 99% users don't use anyway.
> By "metaphor", I mean things like "bookmarked", "starred" (in Firefox
> 3), "important flag"... This, presumably, will be some kind of "manual
> and it should be inverted - set for included tracks, rather than unsetting
> something set by default. And an easy way to mass-set and unset this flag,
> since a checkbox can currently be only set for a single track at once.
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