Skip unchecked iTunes songs?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by spiderhole, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

    Feb 13, 2008
    On the Roku Soundbridge there is an option to SKIP any songs that are unchecked in iTunes. This feature is really useful if you have lots of seasonal or archival type music (christmas, etc) that you may not want to listen to all the time. Is there any way to prevent :apple:TV from playing unchecked files when you "Shuffle All Songs"?

  2. macrumors 65816

    Jul 25, 2003
    Right click and Get Info (or cmd+i) on the song file or group of files and at the bottom there is an option to include or not to include the song when shuffling.
  3. macrumors 6502a


    Nov 3, 2006
    Hmmm... weird. Just today I noticed that only 2 of mu Audiobooks are showing up on my tv, because this is how I manage syncing books to my iPod.

    So, I don't know how or why, but for Audiobooks anyway, if you just uncheck them, they don't show up on tv.
  4. macrumors member

    Dec 24, 2007
    It seems to work that way for all content, I believe.
  5. thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 13, 2008
    Thanks, weaz. I'll give that a try!

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