[Release] Language Preference Manager

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Hornet Offline
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Many thanks, it's set up and seemingly working now, although, it won't load subtitles for a couple of items I tested. I have it set to load English subs with Japanese audio where found. One such example was Bokurano, log here: http://pastebin.com/aeLapRbK

I believe also a Bakemono OP didn't, but that might have been whilst I was setting the preferences up still. As XBMC itself seems to remember what I've set things up to, I can't re-test a file from a 'clean' baseline, without knowing if that's interfering. I've never played Bokurano on that system, so I know that was a clean test. If you need any more logs or similar, please just ask.

Thanks again, great addon for what should be core functionality IMO.
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(2014-08-12 01:32)Hornet Wrote:  Many thanks, it's set up and seemingly working now, although, it won't load subtitles for a couple of items I tested. I have it set to load English subs with Japanese audio where found. One such example was Bokurano, log here: http://pastebin.com/aeLapRbK

I believe also a Bakemono OP didn't, but that might have been whilst I was setting the preferences up still. As XBMC itself seems to remember what I've set things up to, I can't re-test a file from a 'clean' baseline, without knowing if that's interfering. I've never played Bokurano on that system, so I know that was a clean test. If you need any more logs or similar, please just ask.

Thanks again, great addon for what should be core functionality IMO.

Some files don't have the audio or subtitle languages labeled properly. Anime release groups especially like to use overly detailed names that don't get detected. I've had better luck turning on subtitles by default (open a video, enable the subs, tick the option to set as default for all videos) and then using LPM to turn OFF the subs if the audio language is English.
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Interesting approach, thanks. How would that work with a dual audio release I wonder, say Cowboy Bebop? Would the preference for Japanese Audio trump the initial rule, or would it have a race condition as to which executed first (lang switching or sub toggling)? Will have to test tomorrow and see.
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(2014-08-12 03:06)Hornet Wrote:  Interesting approach, thanks. How would that work with a dual audio release I wonder, say Cowboy Bebop? Would the preference for Japanese Audio trump the initial rule, or would it have a race condition as to which executed first (lang switching or sub toggling)? Will have to test tomorrow and see.

It's worked out pretty reliably for me, but in the odd case that doesn't, you can always set your preferences in the filename.
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Brilliant....
But would it be possible to auto download first synced sub?
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I am a complete noob at this but I need Japanese subtitles so Im looking to this add on to help me. However, like I said I am a noop and the only add ons I have been able to install to date are from repositories like mashup and fusion that I have installed from .zip in the file manager. . My question is where to I get the add on so I can install it and enable it. I could not find a link in the post.
Thank You
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(2014-10-22 13:11)kprice52001 Wrote:  I am a complete noob at this but I need Japanese subtitles so Im looking to this add on to help me. However, like I said I am a noop and the only add ons I have been able to install to date are from repositories like mashup and fusion that I have installed from .zip in the file manager. . My question is where to I get the add on so I can install it and enable it. I could not find a link in the post.
Thank You

Links are in the first post, where it says "current version"
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