Removing TV Shows

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fluentdesigns Offline
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Im wondering how to remove tv shows from xbmc. I keep removing old shows that I no longer watch and they keep reappearing. I have even remove the folders from my server.
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guyonphone Offline
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Have you tried cleaning the library?

Settings > Video > Library > Clean Library
(This post was last modified: 2012-04-24 06:20 by guyonphone.)
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Check your database using sqlite3 or similar. They'll be there because the paths are in the path table, possibly with content set on them. Clear them out from there and they should not reappear.

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fluentdesigns Offline
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Why would I need to go into the db and remove the shows, shouldnt xbmc clear those out?
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fluentdesigns Offline
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anyone that can shed some light as to how your suppose to remove tv shows from XBMC?
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In file view make sure that the content set for the TV folder is set to "None" so that future library updates/scans don't re-add it: Adding videos to the library/Removing videos. This should also pop up a window asking if you want to update the library with this change which should remove the show. If it doesn't, you can simply select it in library view and bring up the contextual menu and select "remove from library".

You can make easy links to the XBMC wiki using double brackets around common XBMC words: [[debug log]] = debug log, [[Video library]] = Video library, [[SMB]] = SMB , [[userdata]] = userdata, etc
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shiggity Offline
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"Remove from library" doesn't work if the directory containing the show had been removed. It seems that the show is still in the db and when "Update library" is done, the show is re-added. "Clean library" worked, however.
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