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otseng
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Custom Songs

Post by otseng » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:45 pm

How can I add a custom song?
There are two ways to add a custom song.

1. Adding an individual song
- Hit the menu button and click on "Custom Songs"
- Select "Add Custom Song"
- Fill in the info and hit Save

2. Loading from a text file
- Create a text file with the songs. See below for the format of the file.
- Place the text file on your phone. One way is to email the text file to your phone as an attachment. Then when you read the email, save the attachment.
- In Hymn Lyrics Plus, from the main menu, click on "Custom Songs"
- Select "Load Custom Songs"
- Navigate to the custom song file and click on it.
- The songs will be loaded.

How do I edit a custom song?
- Long press on a custom song.
- Select "Edit Custom Song"

How do I delete a custom song?
- Long press on a custom song.
- Select "Delete Custom Song"

How do I delete all the custom songs?
- Go to Menu, Settings.
- Press "Delete" for Delete Custom Songs

What is the format of the song text file?
Example:
Title: Twinkle, Twinkle, LIttle Star
Author: Ann and Jane Taylor
Keywords: Children, Popular
Lyrics:
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.
---
Title: For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Lyrics:
For he's a jolly good fellow, for he's a jolly good fellow
For he's a jolly good fellow, which nobody can deny
Which nobody can deny, which nobody can deny
For he's a jolly good fellow, for he's a jolly good fellow
For he's a jolly good fellow, which nobody can deny!
---
Title and Lyrics are required for each song.
Author and Keywords are optional.
Lyrics start on a new line after "Lyrics:"
Each song must end with "---" on a new line.

When I backup my custom songs, where does it get stored at?
/mnt/sdcard/Download/HymnLyricsPlusEnglishCustom.txt

Do the filters also work for the custom songs?
Yes.

Can I add chords to my songs?
Yes. Put the chord within angle brackets right before a word.
For example:
<D>Amazing grace! How <G>sweet the <D>sound

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