Settings/TV/Guide

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This category contains the electronic programming guide (EPG) settings.

1 General

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1.1 Past days to display

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Number of past days to show in the guide and to import from backends.


1.2 Future days to display

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Number of future days to show in the guide and to import from backends.


1.3 Default select action

Settings level: Standard
Description: Select what will happen when an item is selected in the guide:

"Show context menu": Will trigger the context menu from where you can choose further actions

"Switch to channel": Will instantly tune to the related channel

"Show information": Will display a detailed information with plot and further options

"Record": Woll create a recording timer for the selected item


1.4 Hide 'no information available' labels

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Hides "no information available" labels when no EPG data could be retrieved for a channel.



2 Updates

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2.1 Update interval

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Time between guide data imports from backends. Defaults to 120 minutes.


2.2 Prevent updates during playback

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Do not import Guide data while playing TV, to minimise CPU usage.


2.3 Don't cache in local database

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Guide data is stored in a local database by default, to speed up EPG importing when Kodi is restarted. Enabling this option will prevent that.


2.4 Clear data

Settings level: Standard
Description: Delete the cached guide data and reimport it from the backend.