[mythtv-users] FW: Where is the text on the Videos buttons defined - is it configurable

Jonatan Lindblad mythtv at comhem.se
Tue Sep 11 17:56:04 UTC 2012

On 2012-09-09 11:36, ajp at cantabrian.co.nz wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to change the text on the “List View” buttons in the buttontree
> widget.
> I am running Videos in “List View” and I want the last button, to the
> right, to simply be the Title. However if it is a TV series I am forced
> to have a button of the format “ %TITLE% %SEASON%/%EPISODE% - %SUBTITLE%”
> When I asked this not too long ago I was told to look for “##x##” and I
> found this but it didn’t give any clues.
> I suspect the text is defined in code and not in the UI/Theme files. I
> would like to know if the text is configurable and ideally how it is
> configurable, without having to build MythTV. If it’s not configurable
> then I plan to manipulate, using SQL, the contents of videometadata to
> get the effect I want – not desirable but something I am more
> comfortable with than having the text the way it is currently.
> I have been banging my head against a brick wall trying to work out how
> it is defined in the theme UI but I can’t see it. If it’s not defined in
> the theme UI then that would be enormously helpful to know.
> If anyone can share any light on this I would appreciate it.
> Thanks

Try and leave out the "buttontext" textarea in your buttonlist, but 
define the "title" textarea (in which you can use a template if you want).


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