[iTunes] How to Manually select a portion of a library without individual clicking

Jim Dynes jdynes at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 15:23:56 PDT 2005

The Ipod preferences in itunes seems to cover this proceedure.
Jim Dynes <jdynes at gmail.com>
Albuquerque, New Mexico

On Sep 6, 2005, at 4:00 PM, Scott wrote:

>> Hey all,
>> My library far outstrips my mini-iPod's capacity, so I have to  
>> manually add music to the Pod. My question is, how do I select,  
>> say, the last half of my library to load onto the iPod without  
>> having to individually click several hundred tunes? I know about  
>> "select all", but how can I "select 1/4 or 1/3" of my library to  
>> manually load into the Pod?
> Hi Scott,
> Others have mentioned setting up a smart playlist. If you want to  
> do this without a smart playlist, and select part of a long list of  
> items, you can do so with a couple of clicks.
> Find the first desired item in the list. Click on it.
> Find the last item desired. Hold down the shift key and click on  
> it. You'll now have selected all items from the first one you  
> selected through the second.
> If you wish to fine tune your  selection, you can hold down the  
> command key and click on an item. If the item is part of the  
> selection, it will remove it. If it not selected, command-click  
> will select it.
> This works in most applications, not just iTunes.

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