Option to add additional custom genres to the databases, scrapers, & library filters? - Printable Version
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- ZERO <ibis> - 2011-04-28 06:28
I have realized there is the hard way to do this. As they do not appear to want to program it the easy way I may this summer do it the hard way.
So here is actually how you get around this:
Program your given skin to filter results so that they only can be sourced from a given folder.
So as far as the program knows you just have 2 links on your home screen both going to the tv shows. However everything in each one is coded by the skin to filter out results not from their defined directory. This would visual accomplish the results while still keeping all the data in the same database.
So if you search something for example the program would actually search everything and then filter out what is not in the directory you actually care about. So while every action would take up lets say twice as much memory and cpu as required at least it would work.
XBMC NEEDS custom database support - bambam66 - 2011-07-15 20:13
I share all your concerns... i also would like to have a menu like:
Would be great if the user was given the chance to create a new database "add new database" where a scraper(s) can be defined for each database.
I also love the HD Movies option in some XBMC Skins... this should be a default menu item under ALL skins!
The idea with have some sort of filtered menu item is great (HD Movies) as this could be a custom menu item defined by the user to filter any library.. eg:
-Drum and Bass
Please Please Please make this available to the user to configure! This would put the cherry on the cake!
- Axodious - 2011-07-26 00:03
bambam66 Wrote:I share all your concerns... i also would like to have a menu like:
I as well would like the ability to do this.
- st graveyard - 2011-08-18 09:21
This really is a must.
Adding documentories, concerts, making offs ... that would not be mixed up with the movies section or tv show section ... That would be a dream come true ...
- Darkcloud - 2011-08-24 05:02
I'm not sure if this is the right or best way to do this but this would be great to add a language selection as well. I am from Germany but I like watching movies in their original language but when someone watches with me I often have to choose a film in German because of that it would be great to add tags to movies or tv shows for the language tracks available on the video.
- luisfranope - 2011-12-18 21:24
And for DOCUMENTARIES, already exist possible to creat this directory?
RE: Option to add additional custom genres to the databases, scrapers, & library filters? - zedika - 2012-03-21 16:57
+1 For me Would love this feature as I have a lot of anime, documentaries, cartoons and MMA that i watch and would love to have them in there respective database's. I loath the idea of my anime showing up with my TV Shows, not fun to sort through
RE: Option to add additional custom genres to the databases, scrapers, & library filters? - mhendu - 2012-04-04 06:48
Having recently migrated from MyMovies this is the #1 feature for me that I miss from that other program and because of this and the lack of a good XBMC GUI database editor I have not yet fully made the switch. I've got tons of movies spread across multiple hard drives. I do store movies on different drives based on whether they're new or if I've archived them, but I would love to have the ability to categorize movies so that, for instance, I can build smart playlists of Oscar nominees to watch, or movies that were voted highest on the Village Voice film critics poll. This could be accomplished via genres but it's less elegant than a separate categories function. And a GUI db editor would make things a whole lot easier..
RE: Option to add additional custom genres to the databases, scrapers, & library filters? - brucetheloon - 2012-04-22 20:26
Should be reasonably simple to implement this idea. Move the base category definitions to a table in the db, add an add/change/delete function for that table and allow you to select the category you populate when selecting the scraper. If I wasn't a python-ignoramus, I'd have a hack at it.
RE: Option to add additional custom genres to the databases, scrapers, & library filters? - offenbach1 - 2012-04-28 15:27
It would be really helpful to customize your own genres. And perhaps a way to manually edit the genre of multiple titles through the properties of the folder title/collection.
In general it would be much easier to manage your collection with a custom folder structure. You can add custom named folders and subfolders, select multiple titles and then drag them into the folders. Titles retain all their data, but you get the structure you want.