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Forum: SageTV Software 07-03-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By xjim1
I use a mouse for a remote control, so restarting...

I use a mouse for a remote control, so restarting or picking a playback point is a simple point and click.

One thing which may help is to select the recording and and toggle the "watched" status. ...
Forum: SageTV Software 07-02-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By xjim1
I finally figured out what I was seeing as a...

I finally figured out what I was seeing as a varying "watched" status to shows. It seems to relate to the "run time" variable of a recording's metadata, seen in the recording detail under "Aired...
Forum: SageTV Software 06-17-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By xjim1
That would be a good thing to know. But from my...

That would be a good thing to know. But from my observations, it seems to to vary. I've experienced a showed being tagged as watched way earlier than other shows for a given program length. And...
Forum: SageTV Software 04-02-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By xjim1
I don't know if this helps, but since you haven't...

I don't know if this helps, but since you haven't heard anything, I'll link my own questions on those files.

https://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65331

I couldn't find a use for...
Forum: SageTV Software 03-16-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By xjim1
Sorry I missed those. Thanks for help.

Sorry I missed those. Thanks for help.
Forum: SageTV Software 03-15-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Thanks Ron. A worthy excuse for sure.

Thanks Ron. A worthy excuse for sure.
Forum: SageTV Software 03-15-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By xjim1
1 minute earlier

I recently set a favorite to start one minute earlier. While it does record accordingly, playback always starts at the zero minute mark.
I figured this would have been asked already, but nothing...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-27-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Thanks for those. I'm going to keep it pretty...

Thanks for those. I'm going to keep it pretty basic (guest stars, air date, maybe some trivia) until I upgrade and then will be happy to let a plugin to do the more creative pieces.

Cheers
Forum: SageTV Software 02-26-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Awesome. Thank you John!!! :goodjob:

Awesome. Thank you John!!! :goodjob:
Forum: SageTV Software 02-25-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Does Sage consider your files Videos? Fred says...

Does Sage consider your files Videos? Fred says .properties files are used to contain metadata for those types. I don't know how extensive your mods are, but I'm wondering if you'd be interested in...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-25-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Yeah the recodes I checked were done by Sage,...

Yeah the recodes I checked were done by Sage, into avi's (don't know whether that would make a difference). Those recodes were done on V9, just to be sure.
I use Handbrake/mp4 containers now, but...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-24-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
I was thinking along Jeopardy lines, but Carnac...

I was thinking along Jeopardy lines, but Carnac will do. :)
Nothing shows up in converted recordings, but I'm hopeful Sage will choose to hiccup and orphan select (non-converted)archivals in the...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-24-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Thanks, that's good to know. At least my current...

Thanks, that's good to know. At least my current manual efforts are not in vain.
I convert some of my recordings into mp4 and import as videos. Is that metadata saved/usable after recode?

Cheers
Forum: SageTV Software 02-24-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Yes, I'm manually editing the .properties files. ...

Yes, I'm manually editing the .properties files. A lot of cut and pasting, but easier than typing it in thru Sage. I know my approach is a little arcane, and I have the parts for a new system which...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-23-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By xjim1
Adding metadata to video properties files

Greetings,
I've been converting my DVD's into MP4's and importing them into Sage as videos. I have also discovered the use of .properties files to add metadata, so I'm adding descriptions and...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-27-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By xjim1
The more I think about it, I like both ideas. ...

The more I think about it, I like both ideas. Create custom thumbnails for movies (a lot of DVD's even have a jacket folder with such images), and use Sage created ones for TV episodes. :thumb:

I...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-27-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By xjim1
Yeah I found the folder where the thumbnails...

Yeah I found the folder where the thumbnails reside, but doing it one by one would be too much work. Thanks for the suggestion, though.

Yes! The properties file. I should have known to look at...
Forum: SageTV Software 12-27-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By xjim1
Customized Thumbnails

I've been converting my DVD's to MP4's and importing them into Sage so I can watch them as videos.

I see it generates thumbnails next to the name. It looks like it creates the image w/in the...
Forum: SageTV Software 09-08-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By xjim1
I tried that with my HopHog remote but it didn't...

I tried that with my HopHog remote but it didn't work. Thanks for the suggestion.



I created the config as you suggested. Will let you know the results.

Cheers
Forum: SageTV Software 09-06-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By xjim1
That's not a bad idea, actually, and currently...

That's not a bad idea, actually, and currently within my skill set. I say that as I can just go to a recording directory and easily delete all unneeded files, since they'd be listed sequentially. ...
Forum: SageTV Software 09-05-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By xjim1
First of all, thanks for helping out . It's nice...

First of all, thanks for helping out . It's nice folks are still participating in the forum.

I have resigned to performing manual intervention in these situations.
Ironically, I played around...
Forum: SageTV Software 09-04-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By xjim1
I guess a better question to ask is; I only want...

I guess a better question to ask is; I only want to watch episodes from a particular season, especially, catching the beginning of season 1 of a series. I tried using keywords, like specifying...
Forum: SageTV Software 09-03-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By xjim1
Favorite Option to Limit to 1/2 Hour?

A lot of shows i watch these days are old reruns, which on several channels are run back to back. They're also 30 minutes episodes. Is there any way I can create a favorite to record a single 30...
Forum: SageTV EPG Service 07-22-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,419
Posted By xjim1
I logged a call with SD, and cleaned up one...

I logged a call with SD, and cleaned up one channel. Looks like I have to do that with every anomaly that doesn't correct itself. Just wanted to see if others see this. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: SageTV EPG Service 07-15-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,419
Posted By xjim1
Generic and Incorrect Programs Showing Up in EPG

I'm often seeing generic program/series information for specific episodes show up in the programming guide. Other times it's downright incorrect. Sometimes they clear up as the program time gets...
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