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How to select songs by rating in iTunes 6.0.2 Apps
In iTunes 6.0.2 on a Mac, when you are configuring a Smart Playlist rule that includes My Rating, the stars you select to determine the ratings for the rule may not work as expected. Apple explains what you need to do to get the results you want.

Basically, you have to bracket the star rating (say three stars) with a 'match all' rule for 'rating is greater than n-1 (two) stars' and 'rating is less than n+1 (four) stars'.

[robg adds: I assume this bug will be squashed in iTunes 6.0.3, but in the interim, here's the workaround.]
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How to select songs by rating in iTunes 6.0.2
Authored by: jeremit0 on Jan 30, '06 07:00:36AM

But what can I do if I want just greater than 3 stars? I couldn't even get 3 starts to display this morning. When I clicked the third star, all five would show up. I hope they fix this bug soon.
Jeremy



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How to select songs by rating in iTunes 6.0.2
Authored by: lavar78 on Jan 30, '06 02:26:25PM

The bug doubles the number of stars you select. Clicking 1 gives 2, 2 gives 4, 3+ gives 5. To do 4+ stars, make a "My Rating" is "four stars" OR "five stars" playlist. Then use "Playlist" is "4+ Stars" in subsequent playlists.



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How to select songs by rating in iTunes 6.0.2
Authored by: morespace54 on Jan 30, '06 09:25:38AM

Yes, it's pretty anoying...
And what if I want to see all the song that have ANY stars at all, including the 5 stars songs (like: 1 star and up)?



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How to select songs by rating in iTunes 6.0.2
Authored by: bradleyd1971 on Jan 30, '06 01:25:32PM

Simply select "My Rating" "is greater than", and then click to the left of the first star indicator (it will display 5 dots in the box) to get this desired selection.



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