Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Edit Playlist start position? - Windows Media Player

19 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Edit Playlist start position? - Windows Media Player

Hello everyone. I'm looking for some help here. This is my first post here so I hope i'm in the right spot.

I'm trying to make a playlist of videos in Windows Media Player 12 and I want to make the playlist start at different positions. (start at clip 2, or 3 etc. but I still want clip #1 to be in the playlist. )

Let's say I have 3 videos. I want to create 3 playlists ( and save them afterwards to a usb ) and I want the playlists to play like this..

Playlist 1 - Start at clip 1, play clip 2, play clip 3
Playlist 2 - Clip 1, Start at clip 2, play clip 3
Playlist 3 - clip 1, clip 2, Start at clip 3

These would be used in for a script or report etc..

So someone would be reading the script/report then could click Start of scene 1 - (which hyperlinks to playlist 1)

Then they could click the next part in the script which says, Joey falls down - (hyperlinks to playlist 2 but they can still click back and go to clip1 while using the playlist2 hyperlink)

I hope this makes sense and someone can help me! Any help appreciated,


My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
can't loop playlist on Hyperlink

ok so I realized I can just add the previous clip to the end of the playilst.

Let's use playlist 2 as an example. I move clip 1 to the end of the playlist and start the playlist at clip 2. This works when I play the playlist file itself. Clip 2 opens up with clip 3 following and clip 1 at the end. Pressing BACK or previous clip(whatever it's called) goes to clip 1. pressing it again goes to clip 3, then 2 and so on..

But.... When I use a hyperlink in a PDF to link to this playlist on the USB, the playlist will not go BACK go clip 1. It will only go back to where the playlist begins.

I'm so confused. Why would this work when i play the playlist itself but not when i use the hyperlink?!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Edit Playlist start position? - Windows Media Player

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows Media Player 12; context menu & playlist item names problems
My hard drive failed a few months back. New HDD, reinstalled Windows 7. Reinstalled programs and games. Everything except Windows Media Player was fine. Windows Media Player (12) was giving me a lot of problems with playlists. Any time I right click an avi, mp3, mp4, mkv, etc the item I'm...
Music, Pictures & Video
Windows media player playlist disappeared and will not show up
Please...before anyone posts the basic "switch from skin view to library view" directions...let me explain my problem! I've spent hours trying to fix the problem, only to discover that when I shut down Windows Media Player, and then re-opened problem returned. So here goes.... I HAD...
Music, Pictures & Video
How to change what Windows Media Player shows in playlist
Hi all, I normally use Winamp (mainly out of inertia) but on this work machine I can't be arsed to install it so I just use WMP12 that's already on it. What I loathe about WMP is the fact that the playlist seems fixed to only display "song name, rating (stars), duration". How do I change this? ...
Music, Pictures & Video
Playlist not saving in Windows Media Player
Every time I save a playlist it is gone when I close it and open it again but the playlists are still in the playlist folder for windows media player. If anybody can help it would be most helpful. Thanks.:confused:
General Discussion
Windows media player won't let me drag tracks into a playlist
Hi all so when i double click on an mp3 etc, the track begins to play with media player, but then when i try to drag another track into the playlist, it fails to appear. a little symbol pops up when the track is hovering above the playlist, saying something like "add to playlist" but when i...
Music, Pictures & Video

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:51.
Twitter Facebook Google+