Exporting Playlists
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You can export a playlist to either the clipboard or to a Rich Text file (compatible with many word processors). You can also export the playlist in a file that makes it easier to share with other Worship LIVE! users. From the [File] menu, select [Export playlist...] to show the [Export Playlist Options] dialog.



The first two options are intended for use with other copies of the Worship LIVE! software:

·For use on another computer with the Worship LIVE! software: to save the playlist to share with another Worship LIVE! user, select the appropriate Export option on the song File menu. Normally, a playlist file includes information on the filenames and databases of the included songs. When you give a playlist to another Worship LIVE! user, he may not have his songs stored in the same folders as you, and the program would be unable to load the playlist properly. The Export for Sharing option skips the filenames so the file will load more easily, but this also forces the program to rely on matching song titles (which can be duplicated in a database, so it's not a guaranteed match). Also, announcements are not saved in an exported playlist.  

·To the web server set up for your organization: Please review the help file information on Server Synchronization to learn about this option. When you use this selection, the playlist will be immediately uploaded to your server, and available for download by remote users.  

The next two options apply to both of the preceding export types:

·Include Worship LIVE! song files: if you're not certain that the computer which will be using the exported playlist has a current copy of all the songs on your playlist, use this option. The song files will be included in the single playlist file that is exported, and when Worship LIVE! opens this playlist file, the user will have the option to import those songs into the database before the playlist is opened.  

·Include images and multimedia files: If you need to move your playlist, plus audio and video and image files, to another computer, this is a good option. It will create a single (and probably very large) file with not only the playlist, but any multimedia files also embedded within the playlist. This will include any image files which are referenced by playlist projection formatting.  
·When you open this playlist file, the software will ask if you would like to extract the media files. You will be asked to select a destination folder. Then the media files will be written to the selected folder. The media filenames will be adjusted automatically, so that once the playlist is open it will be properly linked to all the media files. If any media files already exist, you will be asked if you'd like to overwrite them.  
·Note that the generated file will be at least as large as the sum of all the media files. This can obviously get very big very quickly.  

There are some additional export options for other software:

·To the Windows clipboard: use this option to send the playlist to the Windows clipboard as rich text with all formatting included. Please note that some email programs use HTML formatting, not true Rich Text (RTF) formatting, and pasting RTF into an email may result in chord and line spacing changes. If you need to do this, we suggest pasting it into a word processor first, and then copying it from there to your email program.  

·For use in word processing software: this option will save the playlist as a "Rich Text File" with formatting included. These files can be used by most word processing programs, and will include most of the formatting you would see in a printout.  

·As a Powerpoint slideshow: this option will export a series of bitmap images and create a Powerpoint slideshow, one slide per stanza or page of your playlist presentation. You must have Powerpoint installed, since this export uses the Powerpoint software to do the work.  

The clipboard and rich text file exports are very similar to a printout and include a playlist summary, and the title, contents, comments, and copyright/composer information of each song.

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