[mythtv-users] Missing option "Show 'LiveTV' recordings when using "All Programs" filter"

Chuck Peters cp at ccil.org
Sat Nov 7 23:39:45 UTC 2009

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:

> On 11/07/2009 03:52 AM, Chuck Peters wrote:
>> I have been looking for this setting in the frontend, but haven't had much
>> luck so far.
>> I did find a post on the ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=478645suggesting
>> how to turn it on.
>> "Setup">"TV Settings">"Playback">go to the fourth screen>make sure that
>> the
>> default group filter to apply is set to "All Programs." Also, make sure
>> that
>> "Show 'LiveTV' recordings when using "All Programs" filter is checked.
> In Watch Recordings, hit MENU, Change Group View, and check the box by
> LiveTV.

I appreciate your taking the time to answer my question, but that isn't what
I was asking about.  In .21 and other older versions of MythTV, an option
configured through the frontend displayed Live shows along with all the
other programs.  In other words "All Programs" actually showed all programs,
not all programs minus LiveTV.

 I just browsed some of the settings in mythweb and all frontends hosts
> except one has a setting of 1 for LiveTVInAllPrograms.  That should be it,
> but it isn't displaying the Live shows.  How do I fix this?

That setting doesn't work the way you'd expect--because there's more to it
> than just that setting.  That's why direct editing isn't recommended.  :)

I didn't edit the settings.  I browsed the db through mythweb and I assume
they were there from the .21 settings.

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