[mythtv-users] Question on power search recording rule

Peter Bennett (cats22) cats22 at comcast.net
Thu Jul 26 03:03:37 UTC 2012

On 07/25/2012 09:31 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 07/25/2012 07:19 PM, Aaron Klein wrote:
>> I am trying to create a power search that will record a show on any
>> channel with the exception of a small listing of channels.  I have
>> used the below language for racing to exclude based on program
>> subtitle but not sure on the variable to use to exclude with respect
>> to a channel.
>> program.title = 'Formula One Racing' AND program.subtitle NOT LIKE
>> '%Qualifying%' AND program.subtitle NOT LIKE '%Practice%'
> See the example clauses "Only on a specific station" or "Exclude one
> station" or "Match related callsigns" or "Only channels from the
> Favorites group" or "Only channels from a specific video source" in
> the frontend Power Recording Rule editor.  The favorites group example
> may be a good way of specifying a list of channels that you can easily
> update without changing/editing the rule (just change "Favorites" to
> the name of the group you use).
> Note, also, you may want/need to use parentheses to group together
> your conditions.
> Mike
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Here is one that I use that does about what you need:

program.seriesid = 'EP00000536'
and channel.channum not in ('702','718','819')

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