Cannot turn offf Genre in browser mode?

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  1. marlman

    marlman Member

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    I like to view my library in browser mode and in 7.7 you had the option to turn off the Genre column.

    But since upgrading to 8.0 its no longer there so looks like I'm stuck with it unless anyone knows different
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    Right click on Genre and deselect it from the list.
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    What I am on about is if you go to View the Show Browser you get three columns genre artist and album.

    In 7.7 you could turn genre off but in 8.0 you cannot!
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    Oh.
    Yeah, I don't think you can change that. Erm... learn to live with it?
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    the function is still there, they just killed the GUI button, for some unknown reason, probably because they want to promote the use of 'genre browing' to get us into the Genius world, or something. EDIT: or, encourage us to fill in genre information for all our stuff, so genius can ad-target us better.

    anyway to kill the genre part of the browser, open terminal and type:

    defaults write com.apple.itunes show-genre-when-browsing -bool FALSE

    and change it to TRUE if you want the window back.

    hate it when they disable/hide things... boo-urns.
  6. marlman

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    Thanks for the reply but my Ipod is not jailbroken so how do I open the terminal!

    Cheers
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    applications>utilities>terminal
  8. marlman

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    Sorry m8 Ipod not jailbroken so I don't have applications/utilities/terminal
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