[mythtv-users] single recordings and that blasted 'N'
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 16:19:52 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Glen wrote:
>> I have recently been plagued with the dreaded N in my recording
>> schedule. I set something to single record eg. a movie and then I
>> either find out that it hasn't recorded or if I am lucky I catch it
>> in the upcoming recordings listed with an N. Now if I understand it
>> correctly, it gets an N when the show you tagged for recording no
>> longer appears in the time slot. I am guessing this because the time
>> slot only changed about 2-3 minutes (eg from 8:55-10:55 to
>> 8:52-10:52) and when I selected record again I had two listings with
>> the original marked with an N. I have come across this before, was
>> annoyed, but didn't worry too much cos it only happened once. Last
>> weekend it happened to me at least 4 times!!
> Use, 'Record one showing of this title' ('Find and record one showing of
> this title' in MythWeb), rather than, 'Record only this showing.'
> If your rule is too restrictive, Myth will do only what you've permitted
> it to do.
> Don't worry, the rules will get cleaned up once it records.
Of course the problem with that, Mike, is that "Find One" *only* looks
at the title of the show, and not the subtitle. So, it does not work
if you want a specific episode of a show.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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