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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion Apps
This is an addition to the list of previously posted slow-motion hints.

Within iTunes preferences screen, pressing Command-[ and Command-] changes from one panel to the next or previous; holding Shift at the same time enables slow-motion animations for the changes.

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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: asmeurer on Mar 24, '09 01:41:47PM

Interesting that this only works in iTunes. You'd think that it would also work in the Finder or System Preferences, for example. But if history has been a good guide, features of the iTunes interface will soon seep into the interfaces of all other OS X apps.



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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: garythemacguy on Mar 24, '09 02:44:40PM

Only the [cmd][shift] versions works for me. (Mac OS X 10.5.6 and iTunes 8.0.2)

I believe there's a Service intercepting the plain [cmd] versions. Pity...

Mind you, I rarely go in and browse the iTunes prefs, so it's not really a big loss for me.



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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: marksch on Mar 24, '09 03:37:32PM

How is this useful?

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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: r0n on Mar 25, '09 12:11:59AM

It's pretty useful for wasting lazy days ;)



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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: edified on Mar 25, '09 11:29:36PM

You can also hold shift and click on a button in the tool bar. Same effect.

Just like holding shift and minimizing. Old easter egg :)



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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: edified on Mar 25, '09 11:30:59PM

In fact hold shift and drag a Safari tab into a new window. This will work for many things.



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Watch iTunes preferences panes in slow motion
Authored by: soundsgoodtome on Mar 26, '09 08:41:27AM
Oddly, this seems not to work when switching between the "Sharing" and "Store" panes, but does work when switching between the other panes.

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Song info panes too!
Authored by: MJCube on Mar 29, '09 05:51:17PM
Related to this and IMO more useful: ⌘[ and ⌘] also move between panes of the Info window. Also ⌘1~⌘7 will go directly to a section, as described in this hint from 2003.

Command-numbers 1~8 also work in the Preferences window, including Shift for slow mo if you like that (although ⌘⇧3 and ⌘⇧4 are reserved for screen shots by default). There's no animation in the Info window, so Shift makes no difference there.

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