[mythtv-users] SVN Head - how do I use Playback Groups

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Thu Jan 3 05:42:55 UTC 2008

> On 03/01/2008, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
>> > To move a show to a different recording group:
>> > Open Info on recording, keyboard key 'i' by default.
>> > Click recording options.
>> > Click change recording group.
>> > Either select an existing recording group or type a new one in.
>> I take it that you don't know how *Playback* Groups work either then...
> Playback groups allow you create different playback navigation
> settings (skip forward, skip back, jump, and timestretch) and assign
> them to your recordings. You can make this assignment either as part
> of a recording rule which will apply to that rule's future recordings,
> or on a piecemeal basis to existing recordings. You choose which
> playback group to assign a recording/rule to in Recording Options for
> the rule/recording.
>> I've now got *Recording* Groups to do what I wanted but there is still
>> no
>> filter that I can see for *Playback* Groups.
> You do not filter on playback groups, only recording groups. Recording
> groups let you arrange your recordings into collections of similar
> material. Playback groups simply let you decide how you navigate that
> material when you watch it. I don't see playgroup as something a user
> would want to filter on in the Watch Recordings listing, as this is
> precisely what recording groups cater for.

Thanks Nick

Now the placing of the two setups makes sense as well as understanding how
to use them.


Robin Gilks

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