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How can i handle to see the VLC playlist beside my main window?

Example: I have a bunch of movies which i created a playlist for. But on my 27" iMac, i don't want to see every movie in fullscreen. For that, i want to see my playlist beside my main window.

Is there a skin or a workaround to do this?

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It is rather simple. The question is old but since I was just checking myself for the same problem and others might to.

Hit CMD+, to open the vlc preferences. Uncheck the "play video in main window" option. In the interface tab the one that usually opens first. Videos will spawn in a seperate window and the main holds the playlist.

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Let's assume I would still like to keep both the video and the play list in the same window. How do I get back to the video, once I have used "Window>Playlist..." I see the playlist in the main window but I have no idea of how to get back to the video. –  TMOTTM Aug 5 at 6:34

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