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Playlists Page

Updated: June 10, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Use the Playlists feature page to create playlists and configure client playback rules for the playlist media entries. You can sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings or select a value from the Group by drop-down list to group similar items.

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

 

Element Name Description

File Name

Displays the name of the playlist file (a file that has an .isx file name extension).

Title

Displays the title of the playlist.

Enabled

Displays whether the playlist is enabled on the Web server. Disabled playlists are not available to clients.

Description

Displays the description of the playlist, which can help you distinguish its content from other playlists. The description cannot be viewed by clients.

Last Modified

Displays the last time the playlist was changed.

 

Element Name Description

Enable Playlist Feature

Enables the Web Playlists feature. Web Playlists is enabled by default.

Disable Playlist feature

Disables the Web Playlists feature.

Add Playlist

Opens the Add/Edit Playlist feature page in which you can create a new playlist.

Edit Playlist

Opens the Add/Edit Playlist feature page in which you can edit the selected playlist.

Remove Playlist

Removes the selected playlist from the list and deletes the playlist file from the computer.

Enable Playlist

Enables the selected playlist.

Disable Playlist

Disables the selected playlist. Disabled playlists are not available to clients.

Clone Playlist

Opens the Clone Playlist dialog box so that you can give a new playlist name to a copy of the selected playlist.

Import ASX Playlist

Opens the Open dialog box in which you can browse for client-side playlists (files that have .asx file name extensions) to import as Web playlists. Client-side playlists are automatically converted to Web playlists (files that have .isx file name extensions) after they are imported.

noteNote
Windows Media Player Playlist files (files with .wpl file name extensions) cannot be imported. For more information about converting WPL files for use with the Web Playlists feature, see Using Windows Media Player Playlist Files in Web Playlists.

Edit Impersonation Settings

Opens the Impersonation feature page in which you can enable Web Playlists to connect to media assets that are protected by credentials under the context of an authenticated Windows client.

Configure Providers

Opens the Playlist Providers feature page in which you can manage the custom providers that you create.

Configure Output Formats

Opens the Output Formats page in which you can manage the XSL transformations that you create for Web playlist files.

Edit Feature Settings

Opens the Edit Feature Settings dialog box in which you can configure Web Playlists feature settings.

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