jedi at mishnet
May 7, 2012, 7:09 AM
Post #9 of 11
On Sun, May 06, 2012 at 03:23:35PM -0400, Ronald Frazier wrote:
Re: any way to sort videos by alternate value
[In reply to]
> On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond [at] wagnerrp> wrote:
> > On 5/6/2012 09:44, Ronald Frazier wrote:
> >> I was wondering if there was any way to sort videos by some value
> >> other than the title. I was thinking this would be useful for a few
> >> circumstances. Normally, when movies are titled with numbers (1, 2, 3,
> >> or part 1, part 2, part 3) they will sort just fine. However, once you
> >> get to 10 parts, they will start sorting wrong (1, 10, 2, 3). You can
> >> hack around this by using 2 digit numbers (01, 02 ... 10) but that's
> >> ugly IMHO. Furthermore, if the movie uses names instead of numbers
> >> (such as Lord of the Rings), the parts don't sort into the proper
> >> order at all.
> > Don't episode numbers take care of this?
> I don't think so, but I may be wrong. If I've got all my DVD rips in a
> folder, I want to ensure that all 3 Lord of the Rings come after
> Lethal Weapon 4, and before Lost Boys, and that they appear in correct
> order. How exactly would I let myth know that "Lord of the Rings - The
Early on, I encoded this into the file names themselves but it is a bit
of a bad hack. This seems to be an area where mythvideo could be tweaked.
A better means to manage "movie collections" would be handy. Although it
might exist already. I've been using my own approach for a very long time
I have special prefixes for Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Star Trek,
Planet of the Apes, Dirty Harry, and others.
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