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rspierenburg

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Hi, I was wondering if it is possible to use colored EPG using Schedules Direct Plugin. I'm not sure if something has to be setup differently because I can't see any colors in the TV Guide.
 

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    Hello

    The answer to your question is: it depends entirely on whether the SD data/plugin provides genre info.

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    rspierenburg

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    Sorry about that, I'll be more careful next time. SD does provide Genre info I'm just not sure how the plugin transfers the SD to Mediaportal so I can't tell if the genre information is being transfered or not. :(
     

    rspierenburg

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    So I think I figured it out. I used XMLTV to get an XML copy of what Schedules Direct offers and attached a program excerpt below. It seems SD calls genres as catagories which is why the colors aren't showing up in the EPG. Is that something that is easy to fix? Or should I try to contact the author of the SD Plugin for MP?

    Thanks,
    Rob


    <programme start="20121219130000 -0400" stop="20121219133000 -0400" channel="I54356.labs.zap2it.com">
    <title lang="en">Honky Tonk TV: Your Country</title>
    <desc lang="en">Eric Church; Jana Kramer; live music from Florida Georgia Line; Miranda Lambert.</desc>
    <date>20120805</date>
    <category lang="en">Music</category>
    <category lang="en">Series</category>
    <episode-num system="dd_progid">EP01498867.0037</episode-num>
    <episode-num system="onscreen">137</episode-num>
    <video>
    <aspect>16:9</aspect>
    <quality>HDTV</quality>
    </video>
    <audio>
    <stereo>dolby</stereo>
    </audio>
    <previously-shown start="20120805000000" />
    <subtitles type="teletext" />
    <rating system="VCHIP">
    <value>TV-14</value>
    </rating>
    </programme>
     

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