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== PVR ==
{| class="prettytable"
! Sub-section Name !! Path !! Additional View Options
|TV channels ||pvr://channels/tv/* || ?view=lastplayed
|Active TV recordings ||pvr://recordings/tv/active || ?view=flat or ?view=grouped
|Deleted TV recordings ||pvr://recordings/tv/deleted || ?view=flat or ?view=grouped
|TV timers ||pvr://timers/tv/timers ||
|TV timer rules ||pvr://timers/tv/rules ||
|   ||  ||
|Radio channels ||pvr://channels/radio/* ||
|Active Radio recordings ||pvr://recordings/radio/active || ?view=flat or ?view=grouped
|Deleted Radio recordings ||pvr://recordings/radio/deleted || ?view=flat or ?view=grouped
|Radio timers ||pvr://timers/radio/timers ||
|Radio timer rules ||pvr://timers/radio/rules ||
'''NOTE'''<br />
Some pvr paths can take an additional view option by appending ?view=option to the path.
To show a specific recording directory, append the directory name to the pvr path.
== Notes ==
== Notes ==

Revision as of 11:52, 2 July 2019

Home icon grey.png   ▶ Development ▶ Add-on development ▶ Opening Windows and Dialogs

You can use the ActivateWindow() Built In Function to open a certain Window.

This command can be assigned to a button in a skin or mapped to a key in your Keymap.


  • This will take you directly to the settings section/window of xbmc:

Some windows allow you to jump directly to a sub-section of that window. To do this, you can use either the sub-section's name or its path.


  • If you want a button in your skin or on your remote to take you directly to the movie listing, you let that button do:



Below is a list of the available sub-sections in the Videos, Music, and Programs sections/windows.

1 Videos

Sub-section Name Path
Root library://video/
Movies videodb://movies/
MovieGenres videodb://movies/genres/
MovieTitles videodb://movies/titles/
MovieYears videodb://movies/years/
MovieActors videodb://movies/actors/
MovieDirectors videodb://movies/directors/
MovieStudios videodb://movies/studios/
MovieSets videodb://movies/sets/
MovieCountries videodb://movies/countries/
MovieTags videodb://movies/tags/
RecentlyAddedMovies videodb://recentlyaddedmovies/
TvShows videodb://tvshows/
TvShowGenres videodb://tvshows/genres/
TvShowTitles videodb://tvshows/titles/
TvShowYears videodb://tvshows/years/
TvShowActors videodb://tvshows/actors/
TvShowStudios videodb://tvshows/studios/
RecentlyAddedEpisodes videodb://recentlyaddedepisodes/
InProgressTvShows videodb://inprogresstvshows
MusicVideos videodb://musicvideos/
MusicVideoGenres videodb://musicvideos/genres/
MusicVideoTitles videodb://musicvideos/titles/
MusicVideoYears videodb://musicvideos/years/
MusicVideoArtists videodb://musicvideos/artists/
MusicVideoAlbums videodb://musicvideos/albums/
MusicVideoDirectors videodb://musicvideos/directors/
MusicVideoStudios videodb://musicvideos/studios/
RecentlyAddedMusicVideos videodb://recentlyaddedmusicvideos/
Playlists special://videoplaylists/
Video Add-ons addons://sources/video/
Files sources://video/

2 Music

Sub-section Name Path
Root library://music/
Genres musicdb://genres/
Artists musicdb://artists/
Albums musicdb://albums/
Song musicdb://songs/
Top100 musicdb://top100/
Top100Songs musicdb://top100/songs/
Top100Albums musicdb://top100/albums/
RecentlyAddedAlbums musicdb://recentlyaddedalbums/
RecentlyPlayedAlbums musicdb://recentlyplayedalbums/
Compilations musicdb://compilations/
Years musicdb://years/
Singles musicdb://singles/
Files sources://music/
Playlists special://musicplaylists/
Music Add-ons addons://sources/audio/

3 Programs

Sub-section Name Path
Addons addons://sources/executable/
AndroidApps androidapp://sources/apps/

4 AddonBrowser

Sub-section Name Path
My add-ons addons://user/<type>/ (see for available types https://github.com/xbmc/xbmc/blob/master/xbmc/addons/Addon.cpp#L73)
Update available addons://outdated/
Currently downloading add-ons addons://downloading/
Recently updated addons://recently_updated/
Install from repository addons://repos/
Install from zip addons://install/
Search addons://search/

5 Notes