[mythtv-users] "Watch Videos" Mark as watched

faginbagin helen.buus at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 18:10:13 UTC 2021

On 7/19/2021 5:17 AM, Al Esch wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 4:55 PM revans <revans42 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:revans42 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     In "Watch Videos" if you highlight a file and do "Info" you have a
>     option to "Mark as watched" or "Mark as unwatched".
>     However, this information is only visible in that screen. Is there a
>     way to have it show in some way when just looking at the list of video
>     files? I suppose there is not a way to have it show a eye symbol like
>     it does with recorded programs but some way of telling a file had been
>     marked as watched would be really handy.
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> You can filter the display to only show unwatched or watched

Here's a patch that will show the watched icon in the MythCenter-wide 
theme, assuming you use the List view.

diff --git a/mythtv/themes/MythCenter-wide/base.xml 
index ad15426578..57ea115fb2 100644
--- a/mythtv/themes/MythCenter-wide/base.xml
+++ b/mythtv/themes/MythCenter-wide/base.xml
@@ -196,6 +196,15 @@
+                <statetype name="watchedstate">
+                    <position>100%-20,7</position>
+                    <state name="yes">
+                    <imagetype name="watchedimage">
+ <filename>small_watched.png</filename>
+ <preserveaspect>true</preserveaspect>
+                    </imagetype>
+                    </state>
+                </statetype>
                  <statetype name="buttoncheck">
                      <state type="off">

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