[mythtv-users] How to exclude finds from title search

Tomi Makinen makinen at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 19:25:52 UTC 2008

Cool, thanks.. I am familiar with sql, so that is not a problem

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Carl Fongheiser
<carlfongheiser at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 2:48 AM, Tomi Makinen <makinen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Exact title match will work with house. I but I have not found that option
>> in mythweb. I quite rarely schedule anything via frontend. Is it frontend
>> only  ?
>> I did not get the regexp to wok via mythweb.
>> I would like to keep the recording schedules list as simple as possilbe.
>> Thats why exclusions would be cool Fex. if I record all C.S.I and  I dont
>> like miami ( or it is only reruns), I could exlude it always.
>> For the title search I rely on the duplicate check alot, sometimes I
>> cannot record the first showing, so the rerun is recorded.
> You can do it using a power search in mythweb, too.  You just click on the
> "Power Search" radio button.  In this case, you have to build the search
> query yourself.  For "House", it would be just like before:
> program.title='House'
> For CSI, you can do it a couple ways.  You could use 2 rules, and do an
> exact match, or you can do it with one and get a little fancy.  Here's how
> you might do it in one:
> program.title like 'CSI%' and not program.title like '%Miami%'
> It helps if you're a little familiar with SQL syntax.
> You don't need to worry about the day-of-week stuff unless you set the
> schedule type to one that takes that into account.  The default "Record at
> any time on any channel" ignores that.
> If this is the sort of thing you want to do regularly, you might consider
> installing Brad Templeton's "tvwish" program.  It'll automatically schedule
> programs for you as they show up based on titles you put in text files.
> It's very flexible.
> Carl Fongheiser
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