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Play an album based on the current iTunes track
Authored by: JazzDude on Nov 15, '06 09:49:19AM

I can't believe no one knows about the ability of the small grey arrow next to the album name (or track name or artist name). Clicking on that arrow brings you to the corresponding iTMS page. Clicking on the arrow with the 'alt' key depressed brings you to the corresponding selection of your own library. So you hear "The needle and the damage done" from Neil Young's "Harvest", you locate the song in the list (might have to hit cmd-L before) and alt-click on the little grey arrow next to "Harvest" - boom, your track list has narrowed down to just "Harvest".


But maybe I'm missing something here...



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Play an album based on the current iTunes track
Authored by: chrononaut on Nov 15, '06 01:35:29PM

damn! i've never seen that before. easier and fast than the script.



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Play an album based on the current iTunes track
Authored by: garneaum on Nov 16, '06 08:13:02AM

I think a lot of people won't have realized that the alt-grey arrow click could accomplish this. I know I didn't realize it. That was very helpful of you to share that information.

How did you learn about that feature? It's not something that is readily obvious.



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Play an album based on the current iTunes track
Authored by: jdv on Nov 16, '06 08:54:19AM
They were mentioned on this site a long time ago: http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040429122915489

I've been using the "permanent fix" ever since and have become a very heavy user of the arrows...

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Play an album based on the current iTunes track
Authored by: Anonymous on Nov 18, '06 04:54:22PM

Yes. That's quite a couple steps, however. It's fairly easy to run a script in one step -- assign it to a keystroke if you have a macro program, or put it in the system-wide script menu or iTunes script menu if you prefer a quick pulldown.



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