Ability to "resume playback" for playlist files (.m3u)?

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LehighBri Offline
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I am using Eden version 11.0 and would appreciate some thoughts on how to handle this. When I playback individual video files, the "resume playback" feature works great where if I playback some of the video file and then come back later, XBMC will prompt me to either resume playback from where I left off or start from the beginning.

I have a bunch of video playlist files (.m3u) to pull in some of my SageTV recordings w/ metadata, etc, when I play a playlist file through my library, it plays back fine, but the resume playback feature does not work. Every time I playback subsequent times, it always starts playback from the beginning and never prompts to resume from a specific time point.

Any thoughts on this? If it doesn't exist today, is there a process I can follow to add this as an enhancement request? This is a new process to me so appreciate your thoughts and guidance.
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Bump. Any thoughts on this?
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Ned Scott Offline
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Moved thread to the "Feature request" subforum. Sounds cool to me :)

You can make easy links to the XBMC wiki using double brackets around common XBMC words: debug log = debug log, Video library = Video library, SMB = SMB , userdata = userdata, etc
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Is there any plan to implement this? The ability to resume an audio (or video) playlist would be very helpful for some particular types of setup - a music dedicated media center, for example.
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I have been unable to get my resume point to work.
I changed it in the advanced settings file but it still only resumes if it has been 3+ minutes even though it is set to 0 seconds as the minimum resume time.
There is a single userdata folder on my computer for XBMC and it is located at C:\Program Files (x86)\XBMC\userdata.
The content of the advanced settings file, named Advancedsettings.xml is:
<advancedsettings>
<videolibrary>
<video> <!-- "VideoSettings" instead of "video" for builds prior to May 22, 2006 -->
<subsdelayrange>10</subsdelayrange> <!-- Delay range for subtitles, in seconds. -->
<audiodelayrange>10</audiodelayrange> <!-- Delay range for audio/video sync, in seconds. -->
<smallstepbackseconds>7</smallstepbackseconds> <!-- Length of the small skip back (normally the BACK button) when playing a video -->
<usetimeseeking>true</usetimeseeking> <!-- Whether to use time based or percentage based seeking. -->
<timeseekforward>30</timeseekforward> <!-- Time to seek forward in seconds when doing a short seek. Defaults to 30. -->
<timeseekbackward>-30</timeseekbackward> <!-- Time to seek backward in seconds when doing a short seek. Defaults to -30. -->
<timeseekforwardbig>600</timeseekforwardbig> <!-- Time to seek forward in seconds when doing a long seek. Defaults to 600 (10 minutes). -->
<timeseekbackwardbig>-600</timeseekbackwardbig> <!-- Time to seek forward in seconds when doing a long seek. Defaults to -600 (10 minutes). -->
<percentseekforward>2</percentseekforward> <!-- Amount to seek forward as a percentage, when doing a short seek. Defaults to 2. -->
<percentseekbackward>-2</percentseekbackward> <!-- Amount to seek backward as a percentage, when doing a short seek. Defaults to -2. -->
<percentseekforwardbig>10</percentseekforwardbig> <!-- Amount to seek forward as a percentage, when doing a long seek. Defaults to 10. -->
<percentseekbackwardbig>-10</percentseekbackwardbig> <!-- Amount to seek forward as a percentage, when doing a long seek. Defaults to -10. -->
<blackbarcolour>1</blackbarcolour> <!-- colour of the black bars (0->255), (black->white) on videos. -->
<fullscreenonmoviestart>true</fullscreenonmoviestart> <!-- Whether to go to fullscreen or not when starting a movie. Defaults to true. -->
<defaultplayer>dvdplayer</defaultplayer> <!-- Set the default video player: dvdplayer or extplayer. -->
<excludefromscan> <!-- Regular expressions that if evaluated to true won't be added to library. -->
<regexp>[-\._ ](sample|trailer)[-\._ ]</regexp>
</excludefromscan>
<excludefromlisting> <!-- Regular expressions that if evaluated to true won't be displayed in Files View -->
<regexp>[-\._ ](sample|trailer)[-\._ ]</regexp>
</excludefromlisting>
<playcountminimumpercent>100</playcountminimumpercent> <!--Minimum percentage that has to be played before it is marked as watched. Set to 101 to never auto-mark items as watched -->
<ignoresecondsatstart>0</ignoresecondsatstart> <!-- Number of seconds to ignore at video start after which a resume point is created -->
<ignorepercentatend>0</ignorepercentatend>
<!-- percentage of video to ignore at the end. If you stop watching the video here no resume point is created. The video is already marked as watched at 90%, see above -->

</video> <!-- use "VideoSettings" instead of "video" for builds prior to May 22, 2006 -->
</advancedsettings>



Please tell me why this doesn't work and how I can fix it.
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(2013-07-03 04:14)ultravio7et Wrote:  I have been unable to get my resume point to work.
I changed it in the advanced settings file but it still only resumes if it has been 3+ minutes even though it is set to 0 seconds as the minimum resume time.
There is a single userdata folder on my computer for XBMC and it is located at C:\Program Files (x86)\XBMC\userdata.
The content of the advanced settings file, named Advancedsettings.xml is:

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Please tell me why this doesn't work and how I can fix it.

It doesn't sound like you are in the correct thread... If you are trying to resume playback on a playlist file, it won't work (which is what this thread is about). If you are trying to resume playback on just any given video file, please start a new thread in the general help forum.

You can make easy links to the XBMC wiki using double brackets around common XBMC words: debug log = debug log, Video library = Video library, SMB = SMB , userdata = userdata, etc
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