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Itunes Sorting problem
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Jan 31, 2014, 12:37 AM
Hard to explain but I'll give it a go:
I import all my old CDs into intunes and I number them 1-540 etc.

I put the CD in the comments field.
I sort the comments field everything is great.
Then I make a master playlist with all songs in it.

I then click in master playlist that far left field, and that sorts the track numbers perfectly, 1 or 20, 2 of 20 etc.
This has been working great for first 540 CDs and then suddently the track nubmer sorting is not right.

When I sort for comments 517 is not between 516 and 518 as it should be but at the bottom of the pile under 540. thanks
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Jan 31, 2014, 08:30 AM
why are you numbering the cds? Or putting the cd title in the comment field?

iTunes should be pulling all the cd data from a database. If it's not, or your cd is too rare to be listed in the database (local acts, bootleg) you can go to... where'd they move "look up in gracenote/cddb"? I can't find it in this newest itunes. Anyway.

why make a master playlist when it sounds like everything in your library is in the playlist?
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Jan 31, 2014, 01:28 PM
thanks Andi, think I solved it by doing a manual drag it, which I forgot to note.... well report back if issue remains.
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