[mythtv] "Search Type" in Record Rule

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 16:57:29 UTC 2020


On Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 10:41 AM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi David
>
> Another question for you. The record table and the API have a field
> called "search type", which can take the values:
>
> kNoSearch
> kPowerSearch
> kTitleSearch
> kKeywordSearch
> kPeopleSearch
> kManualSearch
>
> These all are supported by the scheduler.
>
> With mythfrontend I can create kNoSearch (from the program guide),
> kPowerSearch (from Custom Record), kManualSearch (from Manual Schedule).
> However I cannot see how to create kTitleSearch, kKeywordSearch,
> kPeopleSearch. I can in fact create those from mythweb. Do you know how
> they are created in mythfrontend? They can be updated from mythfrontend
> but the search string cannot be updated from mythfrontend. The search
> string is stored in the description field.
>
> I have never used those searches. I am wary of creating recording rules
> in mythweb as I have had problems in the past with it.
>
> I am adding program scheduling to leanfront and not sure what to support.
>
> Regards
> Peter
>

Manage Recordings -> Schedule Recordings -> Search Words -> People
Peter, I use the PeopleSearch a lot.

John
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