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

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 23:19:07 UTC 2017

On 10/06/2017 03:46 PM, Hika van den Hoven wrote:
> 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.

The Services API answer is: https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/DVR_Service#UpdateRecordedWatchedStatus
(ChanId+StartTime still works too.)


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