User Manual:Watch Recordings

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MythTV by default holds all its recordings the /mnt/store directory

You can browse these recordings in Main Screen-> Media Library-> Watch Recordings from Mythfrontend.

MythTV will show a preview of your recordings if this has been enabled under TV Settings->Playback->View Recordings.

Searching Navigation

Using a keyboard one can rapidly search the Recordings using the key combination of Ctrl+S to bring up a "search list" window.

Play Recording Groups

You can play a collection of recordings for example all episodes of a particular series.

The recordings are organized into Recording Groups on the left of the screen. The Group "All Programmes" contains all recordings. Use the RemoteUp.png RemoteDown.png keys to select the recording group. Press the RemoteSelect.png key to play that group of recordings

Play Individual Recordings

RecordingsBrowse.jpg

Individual recordings from each recording group are on the right of the screen. Use the RemoteRight.png RemoteLeft.png keys to move between the Recording Groups and recordings. Once you are in the recordings pane, use the RemoteUp.png RemoteDown.png keys to move between recordings. Press the RemoteSelect.png key to play that recording.

Recording Playlists

MythTV allows you to create Playlists of recordings. You can select complete recording groups to add to the playlist, or individual recordings. This is useful if you need to keep the kids entertained for more than a few hours.


Adding Recording Groups To The Playlist

Press RemoteMenu.png to bring up the Recording List Menu

RecordingsListMenu.jpg

Select "Add this Category/Group to Playlist" with RemoteSelect.png

Press RemoteExit.png to go back to the recordings browser.


Adding Individual Recordings To The Playlist

Press RemoteInfo.png to bring up the Recording Information popup.

RecordingsBrowse2.jpg

Select "Add to Playlist" with RemoteSelect.png

Press RemoteExit.png to go back to the recordings browser.


Playing Recordings In The Playlist

You can see what recordings are in the recording playlist by selecting the "All Programs" group. Selected recordings are highlighted in yellow.

RecordingsPlaylist.jpg

Note: Once you exit the watch recordings page, your playlist will be lost.

While you are in the Recording Browser press RemoteMenu.png and select "Playlist Options". You can now choose to play the playlist sequentially or in shuffle mode.

RecordingPlaylistOptions.jpg