[mythtv-users] Confused about how to make custom rules in mythweb

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 01:50:36 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 1:57 AM, Robert Longbottom <RobertCL at iname.com> wrote:
> On 17/07/2010 00:06, Gabe Rubin wrote:
> I have been using myth for quite some time, but one thing I have never
> really understood how to do is make a custom rule.
> For example, there is a movie called Pusher, which has had several
> sequels (conveniently titled Pusher II and Pusher III).  I want to
> create a rule that will record this movie and all of its sequels, yet
> my attempts to make a custom rule to do so have always failed.
> Can someone please let me know what I need to do?  I do all my
> scheduling via mythweb, so instructions using that interface would be
> most appreciated.
> Thanks
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> This should work, go to the custom recording schedules page in mythweb, set
> search type to Power Search, type a some memorable name in the title box
> (this is just the name of the recording rule, not the title of the program
> you are trying to record, and then in the search phrase box put:
>     program.title LIKE 'Pusher%'
> The % character is the wildcard, so it should match Pusher, Pusher II, etc.
> Robert.

Thanks, this worked.  I am unclear of the find date and time options.
It is set for Sunday and I don't see how to turn that off, but it also
appears to do nothing because I am setup to record Pusher on days that
are not Sunday.

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