Artwork Downloader

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therealjoeblow Offline
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(2015-02-23 13:26)vicmanpergar Wrote:  
(2015-02-23 06:47)therealjoeblow Wrote:  Personally, I think the add on is broken with respect to season posters for TV shows. I have turned on the local files option, and it downloads and stores all of the available other selected formats but *never* any season posters. Same as reported by numerous other users over the past several months.

TRJB

It does. Or at least on my side, don't wanna be categorical.
I have local info turned on, also, and i do as i said a few posts back.
I'm gonna double check cos now u made me doubt.

edit: Yeah, it worked manually (Helix 14.2 beta 1 here), but, i had to insist:
1. went to the show and info.... artword downloader manual.... season posters....
2. it does not update automatically so i navigated to the season in the library, press c over the poster, manage, chose art, poster, looked for the one i got and it was not there
3. went back to the main library show, press info, artworkd downloader manual, season posters
4. got to the season in the library, press c over the poster of the season i wanted to change, manage, chose art, poster, local items folder, this time it was there, so i chose it.
5. had to repeat the 4th step once again, and this time it was in actual poster, so i chose that one, and voilá....

This is more or less what i used to do on gotham too... Agree, not automatic, but at least i can chose the season posters.

Sorry, not trying to be obtuse here, but I have *no idea* what you are trying to describe. "artwork downloader manual"... I do not see that option anywhere.

On the "info" view for any TV show (when selected on the show from the main TV Show library view), I have buttons for "Browse" "Cast" "Refresh" "Choose Art", that is all. When I select "Choose Art" at the show level, I see "banner, poster, fanart, clearart, clearlogo, landscape, characterart, thumb", and a button for "Add Art", which if pressed brings up the viyrtual keyboard.

If I go into the show itself, then I see "Season 1, Season 2, etc", and if I hover on the season that is missing the art and hit the "c" key, there is an option at the bottom of the list called "Choose Art", and if selecting that, I get a screen similar to the one described above, only less items, just "banner. poster. fanart", and again the "Add Art" button, that if I press gives me the virtual keyboard again.

I don't *ever* see anything called "artwork downloader manual" or anything specifically labelled artwork downloader.

Using the "choose art" option that I described above at the season level and clicking on the poster option from the list, as you noted, the list does not automatically show any available art, and I am able to "browse" to to the "Item folder", but there is never any season posters there, no matter how many times I have run A/D from the main addon interface. As I noted, A/D has successfully downloaded all of the other available items, but never any season posters, so I cannot even manually choose them.

Can you please be more clear in *exactly* how you are finding the options/menu items you described above to manually force it to download the season posters?

Thanks
/TRJB
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Hey guys.. tried to google and research but had no luck and don't wanna go through 150 pages of forum posts!
Ok heres my question........
Is it possible to change the download location for the artwork downloader addon? I want all the fanart media, logos, disc art etc. stored on my external HD not on my device itself as it only supports 8GB
So I was wondering if its possible to set up a 'Artwork' folder on my external server and have all my artwork downloaded to there from the addon, then thats where Kodi will look to go for all my fanart, logos, etc...as oppose to storing it under kodi->user data->thumbnails
I hope I explained it properly lol jist is I would love to download tons of fan art,logos, disc art etc. for each of my 500+ movies and 80+ tv shows without having it stored on my device itself but to my connected server where it can still be accessed by Kodi.
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@therealjoeblow

I guess that depends on the skin u're using, but almost all skins i've been using have the specific options to download art WITH artwork downloader. They are usually differentely named but basically, from the library itself, sometiimes within the movie info page, or may be from other menu, u can use AD in Auto mode (this will try to download all the art automatically FOR the movie requested), or in manual mode, that will allow u to chose one by one, the art u want (poster, banner, etc...) and chose which one u want to download (for example, u can have more than one banner available for download and u chose the one u like the most).
The other option is Kodi itself specific i think, and that's the one u talk about when browsing to a specific local path and seeing what's there to chose from. IF Artwork Downloader had been used to download something specific u wanted, u would find it there using that second option, assuming u set it up to download and use local info.
What u are doing is navigating to the addon itself and running the bulk mode, if i understood u well. This is the automatic mode that scans the whole library.
Perhaps u should ask in the skin forum u're using, where are the options to run AD from a specific movie or show.
Being curious, which skin are u using?

To ilustrate it, this is the Info page from the movie library, where u can see the AD options, and others from one of the Aeon Nox skins:

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(This post was last modified: 2015-02-26 10:10 by vicmanpergar.)
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(2015-02-26 09:55)pauly3069 Wrote:  Hey guys.. tried to google and research but had no luck and don't wanna go through 150 pages of forum posts!
Ok heres my question........
Is it possible to change the download location for the artwork downloader addon? I want all the fanart media, logos, disc art etc. stored on my external HD not on my device itself as it only supports 8GB
So I was wondering if its possible to set up a 'Artwork' folder on my external server and have all my artwork downloaded to there from the addon, then thats where Kodi will look to go for all my fanart, logos, etc...as oppose to storing it under kodi->user data->thumbnails
I hope I explained it properly lol jist is I would love to download tons of fan art,logos, disc art etc. for each of my 500+ movies and 80+ tv shows without having it stored on my device itself but to my connected server where it can still be accessed by Kodi.

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therealjoeblow Offline
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Post: #2225
I'm using Transparency! but also tried Confluence. I'll try Nox tonight and see if I can find the manual-per-show option and see if that behaves any differently.

Thx
TRJB
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