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Offline lekash

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2018, 10:37:55 am »
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mb8e2t6jlwtw2jo/ThumbGen%20v1.5.0.0.rar?dl=0

Hoping that mike_carton will fix the imdb rating issue one of these days  ;)

lupissimo you are a lifesaver, mate! cheers!

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #31 on: January 17, 2019, 12:25:34 am »
Visiting the forums again after nearly an year. Haven't used TG for a while either. Let me know of any issues, will look into then in the next week. (I read about the IMDB rating issue above.)

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #32 on: January 17, 2019, 11:31:11 pm »
ThumbGen 1.5.0.1;

I've re-uploaded the 1.5.0.1  nightly debug build, not a final release. It is the same build as mentioned in Reply #16 above. Latest build for now, from Feb 5, 2018.

http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=35805812451778035938

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #33 on: January 18, 2019, 02:25:27 pm »
It looks like any movie gets a wrong imdb rating. Here are some examples.
tt0031398 Gunga Din 1939 should be 7.4 . In the xml 7.0 is shown.
tt0053879 The great impostor 1961 should be 7.1. In the xml 8.0 is shown
When I try to generate data for tt0037008 Laura 1944 ThumbGen crashes and I can only get data by using the imdb number not by the title. In this case the imdb rating is correct 8.0
tt4222310 Secret Life of Babies should be 7.2. In the xml 9.0 is shown.
Hope this helps! And thank you for your support!

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #34 on: January 18, 2019, 05:45:24 pm »
I used a small, random video file and tested the data retrieval for these movies by renaming the file to movie names. The template I used was "GlynRS2 Movie sheet with screenshot." All of them retrieved the IMDB User Ratings correctly.
Are you using the 1.5.0.1 version?

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2019, 09:55:12 pm »
Thank you for your help and effort! It looks like something in my profile setup for the mede8er screwed up data. After starting a new install from scratch and adjusting the default profile it seems to work now!
So thank you for your checking which made me reasessing the situation!

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #36 on: January 20, 2019, 04:47:52 am »
Just to keep the conversation going: What templates are you folks using? Different templates for different languages? Different templates for home movies? What about music videos?

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #37 on: January 20, 2019, 08:17:35 am »
I use a modified "Brightly" template

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2019, 06:18:40 pm »
Nice. I especially like the DVD/BD case effect around the picture.

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #39 on: January 29, 2019, 05:31:18 pm »
I've updated ThumbGen to correctly retrieve the text used to justify the MPAA rating ("mild rude humor" and so on). Any pressing issues or corrections for anyone?

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2019, 06:11:34 pm »
The only thing I noticed: The runtime in the "about" sheet is taken from the mediainfo data of the movie file, whereas the xml data seem to be taken from imdb. It of course be a template issue, which I have not checked jet.

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2019, 06:44:24 pm »
%DURATION% is from MediaInfo and %RUNTIME% is from IMDB; both are in minutes. Obviously, one or the other can be chosen in the template design.

I myself prefer %DURATION% as it represents the actual file where as the IMDB info could represent some other version/edition of the movie or just a simple error.

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #42 on: January 30, 2019, 03:51:23 am »
As the template uses the actual "Duration" of the movie file that is OK for me, but how do I change the "Runtime" in the moviename.xml file into "Duration" ??

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #43 on: January 30, 2019, 02:11:48 pm »
The IMDB field in the user interface ("Movie Information" panel "Runtime" field) can be updated to the DURATION value manually and the information XML can be generated using the "Generate .nfo file with this data" Obviously, a manual method.

ThumbGen can be modified to automatically do the same, but I'm wary of changing long-standing, clearly understood functionality.

Obviously, the issue with the discrepancy is that the Jukebox/Favorite view will show the IMDB Runtime value (because Mede8er will automatically retrieve it from XML file) and once you press ENTER, the about.jpg will show the real video file Duration.

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Re: ThumbGen Redux
« Reply #44 on: January 30, 2019, 02:14:59 pm »
Thank you for the info. I am presently updating the xml file manually as you suggested, which is not a big thing! So I will stick to that.