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Re: [podcasters] iTunes question: deleting podcasts

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  • Jonathan Greene
    I would try alt or perhaps control.
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 4, 2005
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      I would try alt or perhaps control.



      On Jan 3, 2005, at 11:28 AM, vegheadjones wrote:

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      > Can I assume this only works for Macs? Any way to do this in Windows?
      >
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      > On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 11:06:01 -0500, Jonathan Greene
      > <atmasphere@...> wrote:
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      >> Hold down option when deleting the file and it removes it from the
      >> library and gives the option to remove from your drive.
      >>
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      >> On Jan 2, 2005, at 2:59 PM, Jake Ludington wrote:
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      >>>
      >>>> I haven't found a way to make this happen. If you delete the file
      >>>> from the iTunes library, it will ask if you also want to delete the
      >>>> file, but it doesn't work the other way. This is something I'm
      >>>> currently trying to figure out a workaround with Doppler. It
      >>>> removes
      >>>> old files if I ask it to, but it does not remove the file from the
      >>>> iTunes library at the same time.
      >>>
      >>> I'm not entirely certain how iTunes stores the data, but I believe it
      >>> maintains a database of the audio files built when it searches the
      >>> folders
      >>> for audio in the supported formats. When you delete a file from the
      >>> hard
      >>> drive directly, the database isn't updated until you run a search for
      >>> content on your system again. I think there is a way you can delete
      >>> the file
      >>> from the iTunes database programmatically by making a call to the
      >>> iTunes
      >>> database but I'm not sure that's documented by Apple. Windows Media
      >>> Player
      >>> has a similar flaw, which I workaround by creating an Auto Playlist,
      >>> but
      >>> iTunes doesn't support creating Smart Playlists based on watching a
      >>> specific
      >>> folder.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Jake
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>>
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      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      > Vegheadjones
      >
      > The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but
      > rather, "Can they suffer?"
      > Jeremy Bentham
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