Category Archives: Categories

Play By Percentage

I have a non-music category with several tracks in it.  The percentage play on the song cards for each track are locked in at 100% and can’t be changed when I click in the percentage field.  How would I change the percentage?

Play By Percentage

Packet Removal

How do I remove a packet from a category?   NOTE: In Music 1 SE, the Remove button still says: Delete. It is OK to use the button. It also removes the packet from the category and presents it again as a regular music category.

Shuffle and Shuffling Categories

How often should I shuffle my categories?  This is purely a personal preference. The main reason to shuffle is to eliminate song sequence “predictability” within each category. Like, a station playing Pop Hits from 2000-2010 wouldn’t necessarily want a listener to notice that every time he heard a certain song by Rob Thomas, about fifteenContinue Reading

Christmas Scheduling

Great time of the year, but with all the multiple versions of the same classic songs, it takes a bit of planning to ensure you don’t get two versions of White Christmas showing up in the same hour.  Here are three short videos showing how to handle Christmas most efficiently.    

Play Number Option

When a song is added or moved into a new/different category, it is added to the bottom of the stack. Even if you then manually move it to the top of the stack, that does not necessarily mean it will be immediately scheduled at the start of the next schedule/log that you create. The PlayContinue Reading

Selection Categories Video

Selection Categories are a special type that allow songs to be in two different rotation groups. You can use Selection Categories for “theme” programming; like, if you want to have a “mellow” hour each night at ten where you play only a special selection of songs but you also want those songs to be scheduledContinue Reading

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