Darth Paradox (darthparadox) wrote,
Darth Paradox

Now that I've got all my music copied over to iTunes on the new Macintosh, I have verified something I have been hoping was true ever since I thought of it a month or two ago (but haven't bothered to check until now).

Namely, that "Comment contains [keyword]" is among the ways you can specify a Smart Playlist.

Why is this important? It means I can basically use the Comment field as a list of tags, and generate playlists based on those tags. This is far, far better than the way I was previously generating playlists, i.e. going through my library and just copying everything I wanted over to the playlist, and therefore needing to remember which songs I've sorted through and which I haven't, etc... now I can just store the tags and have an easy way of keeping that sort of state.
Tags: music, tags

  • Jonathan Coulton is coming to Seattle!

    In addition to participating in the Bumbershoot-affiliated "People Talking and Singing" show tomorrow night, JoCo will be performing at the Jewelbox…

  • Productive!

    Looks like I'm making up for last weekend. Not even 1 PM on Saturday and I've already got the second load of laundry going and working on dishes now.…

  • (no subject)

    So it appears that somewhere in the moving process, my previous computer (the soon-to-be-named Starbach) was damaged. In particular, it won't turn…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment