[mythtv-users] Why does mythfrontend not mark recordings as "watched"?

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Tue Feb 12 01:52:33 UTC 2019

On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:59:38 +1100, you wrote:

>I recently started using kodi's mythtv PVR add-on. Works fine. Now back now to mythfrontend.
>Today I noticed that a recording from yesterday is not showing in "Watch Recordings". It does show in mythweb "Recorded Programs".
>I took a look at the database and noticed some  differences between two recent episodes recorded yesterday.
>One had zero in series/episode but correcting it had no effect. I then noticed that "watched" was 1, while the other is 0.
>changing it made it appear in mythfrontend. I then located 4 more recent recordings not showing and fixed them.
>Finally I found that I failed to tick "Show Watched Programs" in "Change View". This fixed my issue, but highlighted this:
>	kodi properly marks watched programs as such but mythfrontend does not.
>Should mythfrontend mark recordings as "watched"?
>Is there a mythfrontend setting to enable this marking? Maybe in the backend?

There is a frontend option for this:

Settings > Video Playback > General Playback > Automatically mark a
recording as watched

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