[mythtv-users] MythVideo Scripting

Adam Branaugh abranaugh at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 21:17:18 UTC 2007

The point of doing this is to get the episode number out of the title
and filename.

If I save it as default then either it will show only the TV shows or
only the videos.  I want both the Videos and TV Shows browsable.

I am using the gallery view also.
On Nov 25, 2007 10:11 AM, Paul Mason <latepaul at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/11/2007, Adam Branaugh <abranaugh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a question on a way to order the videos in MythVideo.  Right
> > now I have 3 tv shows in their own folder, with each season in a
> > seperate folder.  Then each episode is names in this fashion:
> > EpisodeNumber EpisdoeName.
> >
> > I don't like the episode number there though.  I have edited the
> > database where all the metadata is stored and added a boolean field,
> > and a int field.  The boolean is a true of false that would be checked
> > if it is a TV show or not.  The int field would be for the episdoe
> > number.  Now what I would like to do but do not know of a way to do
> > it, would be to set each Episode of the tv show in a category named TV
> > shows.  Then if the TV shows cateogry is applied, I would like it to
> > sort by this int field episodeNumber, otherwise sort by the title.
> >
> > I dont' know if the boolean field is necessary or not.  I was thinking
> > about not having any category but decided the category idea might be
> > simpler.  I added that without thinking everything through completely
> > but that can be changed easily.  I think there is a way to do this but
> > I do not know how to program in C++, I only have experince in PHP and
> > Java.  I was looking at the videofilter.cpp that came with the
> > MythPlugins package.   What would be the best way to do this?  I
> > probably could figure out what to code if someone could help me figure
> > out what exactly it needs to do and where it should be placed.
> >
> > I am currently using MythDora by the way, don't know if anything was
> > changed when MythDora was created in that script.  I want all the
> > videos to show, the movies and the TV shows at the same time, not just
> > one or the other.
> >
> > If you need any information please feel free to ask.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Adam
> Why not sort on filename and then just make sure the filenames sort in the
> order you want.  I'll bet the TV episodes already do.
> --
> Paul Mason
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