You can search for songs with certain properties by filtering the songs in
a list to show just the ones that match your criteria.
When you apply a filter, only songs in the current list that match the filter
expression are shown in the main window. However, the other songs are still
in the list. They are just hidden.
You can quickly select songs that share a particular field by double-clicking
on that field in the main window. If you double-click on the Artist "Bob
Dylan", then only songs by Bob Dylan will be shown.
You can show all the songs in the current list again by hitting the spacebar.
Or you can select List/Show All. If you have the filter window open,
you can also deselect "Apply the Filter".
Complex Filter Expressions
In order to do more complex filtering, you must open the filter window. Do
this by typing Ctrl-f or using List/Filter...
A filter expression is a boolean formula composed of one or more terms,
connected with and's or or's and possibly grouped using parentheses.
Each term is represented by a raised button. Next to the term is a ball. If
you left-click on the ball you'll select the term. If you middle-click
(control-left-click) you'll toggle whether the term is selected.
To change the properties of a term, click on it.
||Deletes all of the terms and creates a single empty term.
||Deletes the selected terms or parentheses.
||Adds a term to the expression. If a term is selected, the new term
follows the selected one.
||Places a set of parentheses around the selected terms. The terms must be
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