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Old Mar 4, 2007, 02:32 AM   #1
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Help? (Defining "Next Song" in iTunes)

With iTunes, how do you schedule a song to play next while the current song is playing?
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Old Mar 4, 2007, 02:47 AM   #2
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Tried creating a playlist?
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Old Mar 4, 2007, 02:54 AM   #3
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Use Party Shuffle?

Go into Preferences > General and turn it on, if it was originally turned off.
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Old Mar 4, 2007, 03:40 AM   #4
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Use Party Shuffle?

Go into Preferences > General and turn it on, if it was originally turned off.
Hmm. Not really. I want to select the next song while the current one is playing. I would like to put a song in queue. Get it ready to play next while the current is playing. By the why, hows it going? Nice locks.

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Tried creating a playlist?
Why? Could you tell me why?

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Old Mar 4, 2007, 03:47 AM   #5
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Hmm. Not really. I want to select the next song while the current one is playing. I would like to put a song in queue. Get it ready to play while the current is playing.
Yes Party shuffle it.

then right/ctrl click the song u wanna play next and choose "Play Next In Party Shuffle"
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Old Mar 4, 2007, 04:00 AM   #6
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Yes Party shuffle it.

then right/ctrl click the song u wanna play next and choose "Play Next In Party Shuffle"
Yes, but it will play right away. Sorry, but I want it to play after the current song playing. Am I missing something? I don't want to use Party Shuffle because strangely, I can't search other music with it like I want.

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Why? Could you tell me why?
I guess I didn't think the question all the way through. All I know is that you can change the song play order while listening to a playlist, this obviously doesn't help if you're in your library.
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Old Dec 13, 2009, 07:55 PM   #8
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missing feature I agree

I think whats missing here is, while I am playing a song from the entire library, I should be able to line up songs to play next by clicking on a song and clicking something like "play next in the queue". I dont want to make a playlist and i dont want to have a party, I just want to listen to song #2 once song #1 ends as i go through the list of songs (I pick my favorites on the fly and .. something like "this would be great to hear next"..)


Even windows media player allows you to queue songs from the library up for playing..
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I think whats missing here is, while I am playing a song from the entire library, I should be able to line up songs to play next by clicking on a song and clicking something like "play next in the queue".
You mean something like "Play in iTunes DJ", "Play Next in iTunes DJ" or "Add to iTunes DJ"?

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iTunes DJ is the new name of the above mentioned Party Shuffle, BTW, and the feature has become a lot better in the couple of years since this thread was made...
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iTunes DJ is the new name of the above mentioned Party Shuffle, BTW, and the feature has become a lot better in the couple of years since this thread was made...
How so? The only useful difference I've seen is that now if you right-click on a playing song and select Play in iTunes DJ, the play continues seamlessly. Other than that, the iPhone remote voting feature? Bloody useless.
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I think whats missing here is, while I am playing a song from the entire library, I should be able to line up songs to play next by clicking on a song and clicking something like "play next in the queue". I dont want to make a playlist and i dont want to have a party, I just want to listen to song #2 once song #1 ends as i go through the list of songs (I pick my favorites on the fly and .. something like "this would be great to hear next"..)


Even windows media player allows you to queue songs from the library up for playing..
That is it! It has taken forever to get the point across! From the Entire Library! Right click! Play next!!

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That is it! It has taken forever to get the point across! From the Entire Library! Right click! Play next!!
You.
Can.
Already.
Do.
This.

How many times do I have to say it?
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Old Jan 23, 2010, 06:30 PM   #13
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iTunes' fatal flaw

You have discovered the chink in iTunes' armor. Curiously, unlike virtually every other music player, you can't be listening to a song from your main library and select another song or songs to play after the current one finishes. The whole process of making a separate playlist or using DJ is silly and annoying. MusicMatch had it right ages ago. Who thought would convolute things?

I hope I'm wrong. Please tell me there's a play next feature (without having to start in DJ!) and clearly tell me how to use it (especially on the iPhone!).
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That's what the DJ is for. What's the problem with that?
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That is it! It has taken forever to get the point across! From the Entire Library! Right click! Play next!!
A few years down the line and I'm still googling this issue being led to this thread.
It is actually retarded that a simple feature that Windows Media Player offers, is not found on iTunes.

If I have my library of 2500+ songs, I don't want them all in a playlist, and I am happy with them being shuffled not playlist-ed.

Am I right in saying you want this too...

ShuffleSong1, ShuffleSong2, UserDefined"Play Next"Song, ShuffleSong3 and so on...

It's 2012! Surely they can do this one little thing for us?
Please Apple?
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A few years down the line and I'm still googling this issue being led to this thread.
It is actually retarded that a simple feature that Windows Media Player offers, is not found on iTunes.

If I have my library of 2500+ songs, I don't want them all in a playlist, and I am happy with them being shuffled not playlist-ed.

Am I right in saying you want this too...

ShuffleSong1, ShuffleSong2, UserDefined"Play Next"Song, ShuffleSong3 and so on...

It's 2012! Surely they can do this one little thing for us?
Please Apple?
All I want and wanted to do is to select a song to play next after the current song is playing and continue to search through my library as I wish without any extra steps. There must be some software patents or something to keep this from happening.

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