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Undocumented iTunes visualization keys Apps
With the iTunes visualizer enabled, press the Q or W keys to move back and forth through a list of visualizer configurations. The A and S keys let you control the basic waveform being used to seed the visualization. The Z and X keys cycle through color palettes. Press the C key to display the current configuration.

Use of the ? key to control basic config (framerate, etc.) is documented, but as far as I can tell, the hotkeys above are not.
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This is why
Authored by: nider on Oct 24, '01 03:29:35AM

The iTunes visualisation is based on G-Force by Andy O'Meara <> and these are the keys that his visualiser uses to change the current configs. The iTunes visualiser is just a cut down version of his. So you should check out the original as it is very good. (and doesn't have an apple logo appear every so often)

-Phil Schneider

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This is why
Authored by: shacker on Oct 24, '01 04:49:19AM

Ah... just found his name in WhiteCap for Audion too.

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It Is Completely Documented
Authored by: raf on Oct 24, '01 07:57:31AM

When a visual is running, just hit the ? (really, / or ?) key. Each time you hit the ? key, instructions for another set of keyboard shortcuts for that particular visual is superimposed on the visual.

Using the ? key in order to get to the keyboard shortcuts is itself documented in ITunes Help (accessed via the Help menu - just enter "keyboard shortcus" or "visuals" in the HelpViewer search box).

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there is more.....
Authored by: jimr on Oct 24, '01 08:17:38AM
nider Wrote:
(and doesn't have an apple logo appear every so often)

just hit the "b" key if you want to see it more often.

And you can skip through saved configurations by hitting the number keys.

(0--9)you can save data in there too. "m" toggles some mode....

"d" sets it back to default.

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Authored by: ntorda on Oct 24, '01 08:42:48AM

typing r makes a random change to the configuration if you don't like what you see. it takes a few seconds to change though.

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