[mythtv-users] Possible bug about unwatched and automatically marking watched

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 20:46:55 UTC 2017

Hoi Hika,

Friday, October 6, 2017, 9:23:40 PM, you wrote:

> Hoi Peter,

> Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:16:37 PM, you wrote:

>> On 10/06/2017 12:46 PM, Hika van den Hoven wrote:
>>> Yes I know it is not entirely reliable, both in marking read to soon
>>> or not at all. But that's not my issue.
>>> When I mark an episode watched by hand it gets replaced in the Watch
>>> List by the next in line. It does not do so on automatically marking
>>> watched. So the update of the Watch List does not get triggered.
>> Hika

>> The point I am trying to make is, when it is automatically marked as 
>> watched, it is useful if it stays in the list in case you have not 
>> really finished watching it.

>> Therefore maybe it is not a bug.

>> Peter
>> _______________________________________________

> I've been thinking, if your rationale is correct it would be more
> logical to block the automatic marking when in the "Watch List" group.
> In the current situation if I want the list to be updated I by hand
> must first unmark and then mark the show as being watched.
> That or a command to refresh the list, that I can put under one of my
> remote buttons.
> Naming this last one, I could, if a watched/unwatched toggle command
> exists, put that one under one of my buttons. :-)
> I only then must push it twice. ;-(

There is no command to mark unmark or toggle the watched state to link
it to a key/remote. It is only accessible through the menu! :-(
Or by accessing the db directly and may through the API. So to link it
to my remote I have to write a script and use a systemevent or so.

Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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