Re: [Banshee-List] Wishlist for Banshee

Hi Thomas,

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Thomas Honegger <kontakt inula ch> wrote:
> First of all i'd like to thank for the nice music player. From my point of view there are only a few things missing and
> Banshee is going to be a masterpiece:

Glad you like it!

> **Jump to the Artist be typing the fist character**
> In the Artist-Window I'd like to type a L and jump to "Led Zeppelin". Even better if I could type a LO and jump to
> "Logh".

We have type-ahead find already (since 1.6.0), but it requires you to
press '?' before typing the track, album, or artist name.  This is due
to us having many existing single-key shortcuts.   For discussion of
this and a patch changing it, see

> **Sort an Artist's albums by year in the grid view**
> This option is only effective in the track list. I'd like to have the albums sorted by year in the grid view as well.

This has already been requested:

> **Easily search for a genre without typing it manually**
> When i'd like to listen to my "Rock" songs I can search for the genre "Rock" by typing in "Rock" into the search box.
> But how to I know that I have a "Balearic" song in my library? I'd like to have a drop-down list with every genre I have
> in my library.

Auto-complete for the smart playlist editor has been requested
( but not for search
-- please file it (

> **Refresh file and folder names**
> I started to organize my library with Songbird and Songbird couldn't update file and folder name when the metadata was
> changed. This option works pretty well now in Banshee. I like Banshee to rewrite ever folder and file name so everything
> has the same pattern. I could re-import the hole bunch of music, but as I'm running out of disk space it would involve a external hard drive.

This has already been filed at


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