[mythtv-users] Clearing the cutpoints in the database

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Mar 2 00:19:45 UTC 2012

On 03/01/2012 06:57 PM, Ian Evans wrote:
> Before I started working on the issue in the thread "Editing two
> recordings together" I made backups of the two recordings.
> After spending some time with the two files, I'm beginning to think
> the few weather related glitches aren't so bad that I can't keep the
> original broadcast.
> I had edited that file down to a 1 gig file that just contained the
> beginning of the show. Since I had the original file backed up, I
> copied it over the edited file. If I play the file in Myth, it ends
> where the edited file ended. If I play the exact same file in Windows
> Media Player or elsewhere, the whole show is there.
> Is myth storing the old cutpoints in the database? is there a way to
> clear them and start from scratch?

Start playback of the recording.  Hit E, then MENU|Cut List 
Options|Clear Cut List.

See http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Editing_Recordings for more (and note 
that the above action is described under "Modifying the Cut List").


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