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TMS: Screencast on Quicksilver's "Comma Trick"

006: HOWTO: Quicksilver: The Comma Trick | The Merlin Show

For Quicksilver fans, today's episode of The Merlin Show includes a short screencast on how to do the (still-surprisingly-little-known) Comma Trick.

(Hint: As a Mac OS X screen demo, this is an episode you may prefer to watch at high-resolution)

(Sharp-eyed? How can you tell this wasn't the first take? :-) )

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That's amazing, thanks Merlin :) I've...

That's amazing, thanks Merlin :)

I've discovered that the comma trick also works for queuing up a bunch of tracks in iTunes. Just hit your Quicksilver "Search Tracks" trigger (or type "Browse Tracks" into Quicksilver if you've not got one set up), use the comma trick to stack up the tracks you want, tab over to the action panel, select "Play in party shuffle" (if you just select "Play" it will only play the last track you selected) and enjoy...




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