[mythtv-users] Search string question

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Oct 29 04:06:59 UTC 2007

On 10/28/2007 09:20 PM, Andrew Robinson wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 10/28/2007 02:23 PM, Andrew Robinson wrote:
>>> When I set up a custom search in MythWeb, how do I tell Myth that the 
>>> string I specify is the complete string? The example I'm running into is 
>>> this. I set a custom search for "Nova" on any channel. What I am looking 
>>> for is the program Nova on PBS. However, I am also getting "Bose 
>>> Innovations" and "Hoover Innovations" on some shopping channel. How do I 
>>> tell Myth that the string specified is the entire string and not just 
>>> part of the string?
>> ^ER$
>> or
>> ^er$
>> to find the show ER and not "Betty Crocker Cookbook Special"...
> On second look, that didn't work. Any modification to the string "Nova" 
> and not only are the "Hoover Innovations" episodes removed from the 
> schedule, but so are the episodes of Nova. I doing this from MythWeb. 
> Does that make a difference?

Are you talking about a custom recording rule instead of a search?  The
above is how you use the MythWeb search.


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