The inheritance (hierarchy) of settings in DJ-MediaTools
gives a few ways to set it up considering the items.
What's more, you can also re-use the settings in various albums (or even, with the export option in Presets, on multiple websites) with Presets
It is worth to know how the inheritance of settings works to be sure how to manage them.
Here's the simple map of inheritance in DJ-MediaTools:
Each new Album, Menu Item, Module that you create inherits the values form a higher level unless you modify them).
- The highest level of settings is Global Options.
- Album settings: overwrites settings from Global Options. If "inherit" is selected, the value inherits from Global Options.
- The menu item and Module settings: overwrites settings from Album Options. If "inherit" is selected, the value inherits from Album Settings.
If in the Module (or menu item) setting, the "Album layout" is set to "Inherit" the setting for this field will be pulled from the Album settings.
Accordingly, if you set the "Album layout" setting on the Album level as "Inherit" it will pull the setting from the Global options.
"Inherit" option selected in Album layout setting
If you use Presets
and choose the preset on any level (Album, Menu item or Module) - the preset settings will overwrite the "Inherit" settings of the field and the settings from the preset will be used.
If you have any questions about this or any other setting in DJ-MediaTools feel free to post a comment on the DJ-MediaTools forum
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