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itunes description column question

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gfann18 Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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Feb 11, 2010 2:18 PM
In itunes when you have a file, like for example a TV episode, all the appropriate info is input into the 'get info' window. If you select to have to 'description' column visible, as I do, there is a small gray circle with a lower case 'i' in it, which I'm sure we are all aware of, when you press it a basic little window opens and shows the Episode details like the show, episode name, and description. However my issue is, that when I open that window, I don't see the episode description in it. I'm trying to figure out how to get it to show that. It works on certain episodes but not on other so I'm missing something I guess but I don't see the solution. Any ideas, would be appreciated, Thanks.
Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Ipod 80gb Video, Ipod 160gb Classic, Iphone 8gb 1st gen
  • Limnos Level 8 Level 8 (36,585 points)
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    Feb 11, 2010 3:01 PM (in response to gfann18)
    Are you sure a description exists for that item (and no, I am not one of the "all" since I don't buy stuff from ITMS, so I am not personally familiar with that feature )?

    Check [Dougscripts|http://dougscripts.com/itunes/scripts/scriptcount.php?sortBy=Name& op=y] for a script that lets you edit descriptions.
    G4 Quicksilver dual 800 MHz 2x120 GBHDs 1.5GBRAM dual-boot 10.4.11 9.2.2, 2 G3 beiges, IIci. iTunes 7.5
  • Chris CA Level 9 Level 9 (73,395 points)
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    Feb 11, 2010 4:42 PM (in response to gfann18)
    There are actually two Description fields. One you can edit in iTunes and one you cannot.
    See this -> Show Description
    "This script lets you view/update the Long Description tag of any selected track. The Read Me explains the differences between the description and long description tags."
    iMac G5 (Rev B) ALS - 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.8), silver mini, blue mini, silver shuffle

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