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Can you Create Folders for TV Recordings?

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  1. clairehen

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    Newbie! I have RTFM and also checked through the forum. I can't find how to create folders so I can group my recordings, rather than scroll through every one, which could take a while. I don't want to save them to external storage. Thanks in anticipation

    Mon 24 Oct 2016 21:05:46 #1 |
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    No.

    Mon 24 Oct 2016 22:56:35 #2 |
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    That's a big (and surprising)shortcoming. So you can have, for example, a hundred recordings in one long list that you have to scroll through when you want to view a film you recorded a couple of months ago? Is that it, or am I missing something?

    Mon 24 Oct 2016 23:13:13 #3 |
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    Series recordings will store themselves in a "folder", but you cant do it for individual stuff. I have several shows and films on an external HDD an various folders, that works for me.

    Mon 24 Oct 2016 23:30:38 #4 |
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    clairehen - 8 hours ago  » 
    That's a big (and surprising)shortcoming. So you can have, for example, a hundred recordings in one long list that you have to scroll through when you want to view a film you recorded a couple of months ago? Is that it, or am I missing something?

    You could use the search function, it's not perfect but will find recordings you have.

    Tue 25 Oct 2016 7:51:13 #5 |
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    clairehen - 11 hours ago  » 
    That's a big (and surprising)shortcoming. So you can have, for example, a hundred recordings in one long list that you have to scroll through when you want to view a film you recorded a couple of months ago? Is that it, or am I missing something?

    No consolation but it's exactly the same on the Humax Freesat boxes, 1000S/1010S/1100S. As stated, series episodes go into a folder, but sometimes the broadcaster does not get that right and you get some episodes shown singly. There is no method of organising your recordings other than taking them off to external storage.

    Tue 25 Oct 2016 11:16:01 #6 |
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    Claire raises a very good point.

    On my old Sony recorder that has sadly died, the facility to create folders was available and very useful.

    It is good that series recordings are put to folders, but I do like to group other recordings - films for instance among other things.

    If Humax cannot or will not provide a means direct from the box, maybe they could at least provide a means of copying empty folders from an external usb device to the HDD and allow copying to these folders.

    Wed 26 Oct 2016 12:52:30 #7 |
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    Pollensa1946 - 1 day ago  » 

    clairehen - 11 hours ago  » 

    No consolation but it's exactly the same on the Humax Freesat boxes, 1000S/1010S/1100S. As stated, series episodes go into a folder, but sometimes the broadcaster does not get that right and you get some episodes shown singly. There is no method of organising your recordings other than taking them off to external storage.

    How do you do that on the above boxes ?

    Wed 26 Oct 2016 16:06:33 #8 |
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    grahamlthompson - 42 minutes ago  » 

    Pollensa1946 - 1 day ago  » 

    clairehen - 11 hours ago  » 
    No consolation but it's exactly the same on the Humax Freesat boxes, 1000S/1010S/1100S. As stated, series episodes go into a folder, but sometimes the broadcaster does not get that right and you get some episodes shown singly. There is no method of organising your recordings other than taking them off to external storage.

    How do you do that on the above boxes ?

    Well done, you picked up my bad grammar Graham I was of course referring to the 4000T where another poster had referred to that capability on the 4000T.

    Wed 26 Oct 2016 16:53:24 #9 |
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    RichardS-UK

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    Personally I'm not too concerned about not being able to put recordings into my own folders.

    As said above, with series recordings the FVP4000 normally gets them in the right folder ..... but the fact that the default selection is the latest episode drives me and my Wife absolutely mad! The number of times we start to watch an episode of something and then realise that we are missing some key developments in the story because we are watching the wrong episode!

    This is absolute madness. Has the techy who programmed this behaviour as the default never watched a TV series?

    Richard

    Wed 26 Oct 2016 18:24:13 #10 |

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