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Music Fan
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Registered: ‎28-12-2012

How do I select multiple songs?

On one of my playlists, I want to move multiple songs to another playlist. Its kind of a pain to drag them one by one to that new playlist.... Could anyone tell me how to select multiple tracks?


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Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Hey! Welcome to the community :) 

 

Just hold down the ctrl key on your keyboard whilst selecting multiple tracks and then drag and drop them to where ever you like. If you want to select a big block of tracks, select the top one then hold the shift key and click on the last one, it will highlight all the tracks between the two you selected. 

 

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Music Fan
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Registered: ‎14-08-2013

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

I have tried CTRL and SHIFT to select multiple and block and it does not work? I only have a basic account!!!

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Registered: ‎06-04-2013

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

You're using the desktop client? You can't do this in the web player.

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Music Fan
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Registered: ‎30-03-2014

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

i just figured it out !!!! (: 

 

ALL you have to do is simply hold down the ctrl + shift at the SAME time then simply select one of the songs on the playlist and then the entire playlists highlights (turns baby blue) 

 

there you go !!(: 

 

 

yayyyy!

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Registered: ‎22-05-2014

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

HUGELY helpful, thank you!

Music Fan
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Registered: ‎24-06-2014

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

this is magical,

did this accidentally a few times and deleted some starred stuff from ages ago :( but now i can use this to fix playlist!!!!!!!!!! you rock 

Music Fan
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Registered: ‎06-04-2015

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

I tried all of these things but it's not working for me! I have a bunch of songs in my saved list but it seems to not be letting me save songs anymore... I guess I have too many. So, to keep track of them in trying to move all of my SAVED songs to my STARRED playlist. I need to do a bunch at once and idk how! I'm using a Mac Apple computer, and I have my iPhone as well. Please help!
Music Fan
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Registered: ‎22-05-2015

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Select multiple songs using Shift, right click, add them to a new playlist.

Gig Goer
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Registered: ‎28-06-2015

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

None of these work for me...  (on mac, in firefox)

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