[mythtv-users] Fanart

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 05:00:41 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Daniel Frey <dmfrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is a job you can enable that does that.  I think it is mostly for when
> one season ends and another one begins so you get some fresh images.
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the information.  I was able to update it via mythfrontend.
>> One final question....  does the fanart change up?  I have instances where
>> several episodes of different shows are showing different fanart.  I think
>> it's a pretty cool feature, even though there are certain images that I
>> prefer over others.
>> -Rob
>> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Daniel Frey <dmfrey at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> There are 2 ways that I can think of...
>>> 1. Mythweb, when you open a recording rule, there is a Lookup button next
>>> to the inetref field.  If there are more than one, a popup displays showing
>>> you the various options.
>>> 2. On a recording, you can edit the metadata.  One of the options, once
>>> the inetref is filed in, you can tell it to lookup the banner, coverart,
>>> etc.
>>> There may be others.  I typically use mythweb for this, and fallback to
>>> option 2 above when I am not at my laptop.
>>> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> How would I go about choosing different fanart from thetvdb.com site,
>>>> instead of the default that is downloaded?  Is it as simple as replacing the
>>>> image in the fanart folder, while preserving the file name?  Or is there a
>>>> more appropriate method?
>>>> -Rob
>>>> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 5:56 AM, Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> On Monday 05 Nov 2012 18:30:03 Yeechang Lee wrote:
>>>>> > Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> says:
>>>>> > > None of my scheduled recordings had the inetref info filled in.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > The daily automatic running of mythmetadatalookup should fill in most
>>>>> > inetrefs then download associated fan art.
>>>>> Emphasis on the 'should'. Where Jamu used to manage to fill in 95% of
>>>>> my recordings, the new inbuilt metadata lookerupper manages about 40%. It
>>>>> seems to get more easily confused when a movie returns multiple matches. I'm
>>>>> not sure what Jamu used to do but it must have had a mechanism to cope with
>>>>> it better. Or I'm missing something again :)
>>>>> Mark
>>>>> > Is "Perform daily updates
>>>>> > of recording artwork" enabled in Setup|Artwork and Data Sources?

Is there a way to edit the fanart, banners, etc, if a recording is in
Watch Recordings but doesn't have anything listed in the Recording
Rules? In Watch Recordings, I can edit the inetref, but that's it.

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