Navigating the Ultimate Jukebox interface
Shown below is a scaled down screen capture of Ultimate Jukebox's main
window. Below this, you will find descriptions of all of the labeled components.
Title Bar : this has the same
functionality as the title bar on a regular window. Click and hold
the left mouse button to move the window around the screen. The
buttons in the top right corner (right to left) are Exit, Maximize
(Full Screen), Help, Minimize, and Hide/Show Main Menu. The main
menu can also be displayed by right-clicking anywhere on the title
bar. Left-clicking on the title bar will bring up the Ultimate Jukebox
version and registration details, as well as contact
Main Menu : this has the same functionality
as the main menu of a regular Windows program. All actions and options
available in Ultimate Jukebox can be reach through the Main Menu.
Song Title Panel : this displays the
title and artist of the track currently playing. It can also be set to
scroll it's display. Scrolling of the song title can be toggled by a single
click on the song title itself.
Panel : this contains Play, Skip, Stop & Pause
buttons as well as the Track search, Queue CD, Add Selected
and Add All buttons.
Jukebox List : this window displays
a tree of the English alphabet, the numbers 0 to 9, as well as additional
headings (other, no artist, compilations, genres & playlists).
Under each letter of the alphabet is a list of Artists whose name
starts with that letter. Under each artist is a list of all the
"Virtual" albums/CDs that you have of that artist.
If the artist's title does not start with a letter of the alphabet
then it will be found under the "other" heading. The "no
artist" heading stores music files that have their ARTIST tag
empty. The "Compilations" heading stores a list of Albums/CDs
that Ultimate Jukebox has determined to be a Compilation Album -
this means that the ARTIST tags for all tracks with this ALBUM tag
are not identical AND all of these file are stored in the same folder
on the disk.
Clicking on the elements in the artist list will cause an appropriate
list of tracks to appear in the track list (see "Track List"
- The 'Queue CD' button can be used if you wish to add an entire album
to the Queue List. To do this, select an album in the Artist List and
click the 'Queue CD' button.
- The 'Track Search' button is used if you want to search for a specific
song by it's title.
Track List : if an artist is selected
in the Artist List window then this window will list all tracks by that
artist. If an album/cd is selected in the Artist List window then this
window will list all tracks on that album/cd. If one of the letters of
the alphabet (or numbers 0-9) is selected in the Artist List window, then
a list of tracks starting with that character will appear in the track
The "Add Selected" and "Add All" buttons are
used to add songs from the Track List to the Queue List.
Queue : this is a list of tracks queued
to be played. Tracks in the queue take precedence over other playlists.
Cover Art : Ultimate Jukebox can display the album covers for your music.