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Show parent folder items

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

Displayed as .. at the top of lists.

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


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

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Show file extensions

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

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.

Show hidden files and directories

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

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.
When allowing the deletion of the files, the associated folder may not be removed if it contains other files such as nfo files and artwork.

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