Difference between revisions of "Settings/Media/General"

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== All ==  
 
= All =
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=== Show parent folder items ===
 
 
== Show parent folder items ==
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| Determines the display of the parent folder icon (..)
| Determines the display of the parent folder icon  
Displayed as <code>..</code> at the top of lists.
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=== Ignore articles when sorting ===
== Ignore articles when sorting ==
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| Allows for certain tokens to be ignored during sort operations. For example, with this option enabled, "The Simpsons" would simply be sorted as "Simpsons".Tokens are configured through langinfo.xml or through <sorttokens> in [[advancedsettings.xml]].
| Allows for certain tokens to be ignored during sort operations.<br>
For example, with this option enabled, "The Simpsons" would be sorted under '''S''' for "Simpsons" instead of '''T''' for "The Simpsons".<br>
Tokens can be modified in the advancedsettings.xml file.
: ''See'' '''[[Advancedsettings.xml#sorttokens|Sort Tokens in advancedsettings.xml]]'''
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== Files ==
 
 
= Files =
These settings have no effect on the Library. They are used to modify '''Files''' view.
 
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=== Show file extensions ===
 
 
== Show file extensions ==
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| Determines the display of the extensions on media files. For example, "You Enjoy Myself" would be simply be displayed as "You Enjoy Myself.mp3"
| When enabled, file extensions are displayed in Files view.
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=== Show "Add source" buttons in file lists ===
== Show "Add source" buttons in file lists ==
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| Enables showing the add source button from root sections of the user interface.
| When enabled, the ''Add (Vidoes/Music/Pictures)'' options are displayed.<br>
Can be disabled to protect your library from being modified with new Sources and content.
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=== Show hidden files and directories ===
== Show hidden files and directories ==
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| Shows hidden files and directories
| Shows hidden files and folders.
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=== Allow file renaming and deletion ===
== Allow file renaming and deletion ==
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| Allows you to delete and rename files through the user interface, via the contextual menu (press {{keypress|C}} on a keyboard, for example, to bring up this menu).
| Allows you to delete and rename files through the user interface.
Use the '''[[Basic_controls#Context_Menu|Context menu]]''' and select ''Remove from library''. An additional pop-up will then ask if you would like to delete the files.
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[[Category:Settings]]

Latest revision as of 00:46, 11 March 2021

Home icon grey.png   ▶ Settings ▶ Media ▶ General


1 All

Settings media generall all.JPG


1.1 Show parent folder items

Settings level: Standard
Description: Determines the display of the parent folder icon

Displayed as .. at the top of lists.


1.2 Ignore articles when sorting

Settings level: Standard
Description: Allows for certain tokens to be ignored during sort operations.

For example, with this option enabled, "The Simpsons" would be sorted under S for "Simpsons" instead of T for "The Simpsons".
Tokens can be modified in the advancedsettings.xml file.

See Sort Tokens in advancedsettings.xml



2 Files

These settings have no effect on the Library. They are used to modify Files view.

Settings media generall files.JPG


2.1 Show file extensions

Settings level: Standard
Description: When enabled, file extensions are displayed in Files view.


2.2 Show "Add source" buttons in file lists

Settings level: Standard
Description: When enabled, the Add (Vidoes/Music/Pictures) options are displayed.

Can be disabled to protect your library from being modified with new Sources and content.


2.3 Show hidden files and directories

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Shows hidden files and folders.


2.4 Allow file renaming and deletion

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Allows you to delete and rename files through the user interface.

Use the Context menu and select Remove from library. An additional pop-up will then ask if you would like to delete the files.




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