[mythtv-users] Changing recorded show catagories

Andrew Burgess aab at cichlid.com
Wed Aug 29 23:21:18 UTC 2007

>> Some of the cooking shows I record are put into the how-to catagory
>> I think this info comes from the program listings. I know there are
>> several genres per show and how-to is the highest revelence
>> for these particular shows (from http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Custom_Recording)
>> Is there a way to override for certain shows?

>It's up to your guide data, so short of editing the data before the
>recording, not really.  (I.e. category isn't really user-editable data.)

Yes but the guide contains up to three genres and only the first is being
used. Perhaps an enhancement would be to specify how many genres are
used, 1-3 with the default 1 like now. Then these shows would appear in Cooking
and in How-to. What do you think?

>You should probably create a "cooking" recording group (recording groups
>are user-editable data) and set all your cooking rules to record to that
>recording group.  You can also move all your existing cooking recordings
>to the cooking recording group.

I'll look into that, thanks.

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