Reset iTunes Play count to zero

How do I Reset OSX Lion 10.7.2 / iTunes 10.5.2 (11)  batch Play count to zero? Google suggestions include click on Music in iTunes, select all then right click for pop-up - *No Go*, just deselects all but current line. My experience is not good with apple help; iTunes search for this subject included items about chess playing???

BTW - Works OK on PC WIN 7 Pro
LVL 1
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Eoin OSullivanConsultantCommented:
Your problem is that you are not properly "right-clicking" as the context menu always appears when you right click on a file or selection of files.
It sounds like you are LEFT clicking on a single file after selecting ALL items.
Are you using a laptop or desktop, as this problem can be easy to create on a Laptop touchpad as the right click can be a little hard to select.

Apple have only relatively recently introduced the right mouse button so you can do everything on a Mac with the left mouse button when combined with the CTRL key.

Try this
In iTunes .. go to the list view where you can see all your Music.
Press the Apple/Command key and the letter A (this will select ALL tracks)
Now hold down the CTRL key and left click on any of the highlighted music tracks (a context menu should appear)
The "Reset Plays" option should be 1/2 way down this context menu.





0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
Thanks, your instructions were clear and correct.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Mac OS X

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.