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===Requirements===
 
===Requirements===
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As of version 2.4 [2011-04-16]:
 
* Foobar 1.1 (or newer) is required and Column UI 0.3.8.x (Optional). The component will not work with previous versions of Foobar.
 
* Foobar 1.1 (or newer) is required and Column UI 0.3.8.x (Optional). The component will not work with previous versions of Foobar.
* Quicksearch utilizes the ''Windows Imaging Component'' which is included in Windows XP '''SP3''' or higher and in .NET 3.0. The WIC can also be downloaded [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=8E011506-6307-445B-B950-215DEF45DDD8&displaylang=en here] separately.
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* [[http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=c32f406a-f8fc-4164-b6eb-5328b8578f03 Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package] may also be needed if not already present on your system Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package] may also be needed if not already present on your system
  
 
===Getting started===
 
===Getting started===
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A search is triggered by the enter key, using the string typed in the toolbar as the basic criteria.
 
A search is triggered by the enter key, using the string typed in the toolbar as the basic criteria.
  
The target playlist (as set in the Preferences page) will be fed with the results of the search ... or a new playlist (or autoplaylist) will be created ,according to the corresponding toolbar menu options or depending on the special keys used to trigger the search.
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The target playlist (as set in the Preferences page) will be fed with the results of the search ... or a new playlist (or autoplaylist) will be created (according to the corresponding toolbar menu options or depending on the special keys used to trigger the search).
  
 
The toolbar is highlighted when the search is not successful.
 
The toolbar is highlighted when the search is not successful.
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Determines what kind of processing will be performed to produce the results, in particular when several keywords are typed :
 
Determines what kind of processing will be performed to produce the results, in particular when several keywords are typed :
 
* '''Match all''' will select tracks if all keywords are found in the tags determined by the "Search in ..." option
 
* '''Match all''' will select tracks if all keywords are found in the tags determined by the "Search in ..." option
* '''Match any''' will select tracks if one of the keywords is found in the tags determined by the "Search ins" option
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* '''Match all''' will select tracks if one of the keywords is found in the tags determined by the "Search ins" option
* '''Exact''' will select tracks if the typed string exactly matches the contents of the tags determined by the "Search in ..." option. Please note that wildcards (e.g. '*' or '?') can be used in this mode.
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* '''Exact''' will select tracks if the typed string exactly matches the contents of the tags determined by the "Search in ..." option
 
* '''Prefix''' will select tracks if when the contents of the tags determined by the "Search in ..." option are starting with the typed string
 
* '''Prefix''' will select tracks if when the contents of the tags determined by the "Search in ..." option are starting with the typed string
 
* '''Extended''' will use the foobar query syntax. Look [http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Foobar2000:Query_syntax here] for further details.
 
* '''Extended''' will use the foobar query syntax. Look [http://wiki.hydrogenaudio.org/index.php?title=Foobar2000:Query_syntax here] for further details.
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'''History'''
 
'''History'''
  
This menu entry provides with the list of recent queries. Selecting one of them will re-execute the corresponding search. A visual indication of the source of each search appears in history (From DB=Noting, Playlist=[P], All Playlist=[A], Inline=[I]) after the searched pattern.
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This menu entry provides with the list of recent queries. Selecting one of them will reexecute the corresponding search. A visual indication of the source of each search appears in history (From DB=Noting, Playlist=[P], All Playlist=[A], Inline=[I]) after the searched pattern.
  
Please note that parameters (Search in ..., Tags ..., Match ...) are saved within the history (or favorites)and will be recalled together with the search criteria, overriding current parameters
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Please note that parameters (Search in ..., Tags ..., Match ...) are saved within the history and will be recalled together with the search criteria.
  
 
An option ("Clear") is provided to clear the history below the list.
 
An option ("Clear") is provided to clear the history below the list.
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* to add history items to favorites
 
* to add history items to favorites
 
* to delete favorites
 
* to delete favorites
* to recall one of the favorites searches for re-execution
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* to recall one of the favorites searches for reexecution
  
 
===Options and Preferences===
 
===Options and Preferences===
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==Toolbar Icon Status==
 
==Toolbar Icon Status==
The toolbar icon provides an indication of currently selected options and can take the following appearance :
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The toolbar icon gives and indication of currently selected options and can take the following appearance :
 
* [[File:QsIcon-Normal.png]]  Standard search in Media Library
 
* [[File:QsIcon-Normal.png]]  Standard search in Media Library
 
* [[File:QsIcon-Autosearch.png]]  Autosearch (e.g. search as you type)
 
* [[File:QsIcon-Autosearch.png]]  Autosearch (e.g. search as you type)
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* [[File:QsIcon-InPlaylist.png]]  Search will take place in the current playlist
 
* [[File:QsIcon-InPlaylist.png]]  Search will take place in the current playlist
 
* [[File:QsIcon-Error.png]]  Autosearch takes place in the current playlist, but there is no active selection. Selecting a playlist different from the search results playlist and reactivating the toolbar will revert to normal search in playlist
 
* [[File:QsIcon-Error.png]]  Autosearch takes place in the current playlist, but there is no active selection. Selecting a playlist different from the search results playlist and reactivating the toolbar will revert to normal search in playlist
* [[File:QsIcon-PlaylistInline.png]]  Search will take place using current playlist, with the "inline" option (eg restricting the current playlist content according to the search criteria)
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* [[File:QsIcon-PlaylistInline.png]]  Search will take place using all playlists
 
* [[File:QsIcon-AllPlaylists.png]]  Search will take place using all playlists
 
* [[File:QsIcon-AllPlaylists.png]]  Search will take place using all playlists
  
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Enables to fine tune the delay which triggers the search when the "Autosearch" option is selected in the toolbar. It is recommended that you set this option to "Slow" if your system is Slow or if you have a large library.
 
Enables to fine tune the delay which triggers the search when the "Autosearch" option is selected in the toolbar. It is recommended that you set this option to "Slow" if your system is Slow or if you have a large library.
 
'''Autocomplete from history'''
 
 
Enable the appearance of a drop-down list while typing a search string, in order to select the string among previous searches, based on the content of the search history.
 
  
 
===Tagz strings===
 
===Tagz strings===
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=Change Log=
 
=Change Log=
* '''V3.6''' [2015-10-13]
 
** Recompiled with the latest SDK (2015-08-03)
 
* '''V3.4''' [2012-10-29]
 
** Adjusted panel height to account for selected font (CUI)
 
* '''V3.3''' [2012-10-28]
 
** Adjusted panel height to account for selected font (DUI)
 
* '''V3.2''' [2011-05-29]
 
** Added font alignment with default font for DUI and Common (list items) for CUI
 
** Fixed bug in feeding history when same entry already present
 
** Fixed bug in text selection (only showing last 16 chars) during windows initialization
 
* '''V3.1''' [2011-05-23]
 
** Fixed crash happening in rare circumstances
 
* '''V3.0''' [2011-05-22]
 
** Reworked history recall features, now overrides current search parameters
 
** Reworked autoplaylist client, now more robust
 
** Changed icon for search in all playlists
 
** Visual configuration is now saved independently for each autoplaylist client
 
** Various bugs fixed
 
** General code restructuring
 
* '''V2.14''' [2011-05-19]
 
** Implemented auto-complete in search pattern based on the content of history
 
** Various bugs fixed
 
 
* '''V2.13''' [2011-05-16]
 
* '''V2.13''' [2011-05-16]
 
** Fixed improper display of dynamic icon, now using 32bpp
 
** Fixed improper display of dynamic icon, now using 32bpp
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=To do=
 
=To do=
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* Implement history dropdown
 
* Feed the shared selection instead of target playlist (maybe)
 
* Feed the shared selection instead of target playlist (maybe)
 
* Implement (playing) backup playlist and related switches
 
* Implement (playing) backup playlist and related switches

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