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Script to make 'delete' file from system and not just library svp.

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I would like something, possibly a script, to replace the delete option in iTunes so that a file deleted from within iTunes is actually deleted from the HDD. I have downloaded a script that can do this but the option ad to be called from the script m

I would like something, possibly a script, to replace the delete option in iTunes so that a file deleted from within iTunes is actually deleted from the HDD. I have downloaded a script that can do this but the option ad to be called from the script menu and was not convenient, so I am looking for a way to amend or replace the menu option to achieve this in a natural fashion.

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Okay, here I found this page: http://ask.metafilter.com/18737/How-can-I-make-iTunes-delete-songs-again
which is nice and informative. What I have found is that in order to delete files natively from within iTunes the default settings of keeping your music files in the iTunes music folder (which can be modified to another directory in iTune's preferences) must be left untouched. This is because iTunes will only delete files from the HDD if they reside in the music folder iTunes refences to. Its a nice structured system that iTunes itself keeps organised so its the better option, as oposed to having files everywhere.
In order to reset the iTunes dialog messages, the file "com.apple.iTunes.plist" in the "~/Library/Preferences/" dir must be deleted - which resets everything, as the documentation suggests you will know because the copyright agreement will launch when iTunes is started. Please make sure iTunes is off before deleting the file. The documentation also suggests deleting another file but I didn't do this and it worked for me.
However the ability to delete movies from the HDD is not an option from within iTunes, I suggest finding a script that will move all movies in a certain playlist to the recycle bin folder

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