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iTunes: Burning Down the House TIP 31 To see all of the information available in the Information window, click the information that you see, such as the Elapsed Time. The information will change (for example, when you click the Elapsed Time, it changes to Remaining Time). right channel. When you are converting music to MP3 or when you are burning a CD, you can use the Stop button to stop the process. Naturally, you can also address iTunes' commands via the application's menus and keyboard shortcuts. Table 2.3 provides a summary of some of the more useful menu commands and their keyboard shortcuts (if available). While some of the commands listed in this table might not be familiar to you now, they will make perfect sense when you have read through this chapter. Of course, you can also use iTunes' standard Mac OS X commands, such as Hide and Quit. The previous table does not list these because I assume that you are familiar with them. Table 2.3. Useful iTunes Menu Commands and Keyboard Shortcuts Menu iTunes File File File Command Preferences New Playlist New Playlist From Se- lection Add to Library KeyboardShort- cut +Y +N Shift+ None +N What it Does Enables you to set iTunes preferences. Creates a new playlist. Creates a new playlist containing the songs that are currently selected. Enables you to add MP3 files that were created outside of iTunes, such as those you download from the Internet, to your iTunes Library (you'll learn a lot more about the Library in the next section). Enables you to synchronize the contents of your Library on an Apple iPod MP3 player. File Update iPod None