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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.

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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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