I forgot to mention that after the first CD has finished ripping, I eject it and place the next one that I had already edited. The edits I made are RETAINED in the iTunes database and the already edited CD's data will return ready for ripping and so forth and so on. k On Sunday, May 25, 2003, at 09:03 AM, Kunga wrote: > Are you saying that you have to manually start the rip (upper right > corner button) after you manually download CDDB data and edit tags and > only the automatic ejection after rip is what that preference does? > I'm still not getting a clear picture of what that preference does and > does not do. Would some one mind writing a step by step explanation of > what it does? Here's my step by step of how I rip with a dual 867 that > has two optical in it with iTunes already open: > > 1. Press Option F12 to open bottom optical and place CD in tray. > 2. Press Option F12 to close bottom optical drawer and wait for > generic track listings to appear. > 3. Menu->Advanced->Get CD Track Names and wait for CDDB report to > replace generic names. > 4. Command I to Get Info on Album (not tracks) and make sure it is > entitled the way I want with year, compilation, composer, genre and > artist fields correctly filled in or not filled in. > 5. Click on a track, Command A to highlight all, Command I to get info > on the more detailed album track dialog box to add any other all track > info tags that are not in the Album dialog box. > 6. If I see the CDDB report is defective (which it is about 75% of the > time), I then click on track one and begin editing individual tracks > using the next button on the bottom to advance through each song. > 7. After editing the last track I close that dialog box and press the > import button. > 8. Press F12 to open the upper optical tray and place disc 2 or the > next album's CD in it. > 9. Press F12 to close the upper optical and wait for the generic track > listings to appear. > 10. Follow steps 3 through 6 and then eject the upper with F12 and > place the next CD in there while the bottom optical is still ripping > the first disc and so forth. > > Now would anyone please tell us all what the preference "On CD Insert: > Import Songs and Eject" for auto-ripping and ejecting does that will > still allow us to edit the often inaccurate and downright WRONG CDDB > reports before each rip? > > k > > On Sunday, May 25, 2003, at 04:21 AM, 8p2uny2hgfk001 at sneakemail.com > wrote: > >> This is not the case. The ripping process doesn't start immedatley. >> You have time to bring up an info window to edit the >> information...while you have an info window open, the ripping process >> will not start. >> >> Well at least that is how mine works.