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Saved NFO Source not correct

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Hi,
i have a licence..

Hello, I collect the information from TVDB and not The Movie Database. Nevertheless, the sources are saved by TMDB in the new NFO. Since NFO files are not replaced until it is deleted, I lost all my TVDB information.
the movie db have zero informations... Please help! think its a bug, need tvdb nfo files again.

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<tvshow>
    <tmdb id="2382">https://www.themoviedb.org/tv/2382</tmdb>
    <uniqueid type="tmdb">2382</uniqueid>
    <title>Voll daneben, voll im Leben</title>
    <sorttitle>Voll daneben, voll im Leben :: 1999-09-25</sorttitle>
    <year>1999</year>
    <premiered>1999-09-25</premiered>
Edit: export .xattr is correct with tvdb infos! only nfo take the wrong.

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{"@type":"Episode","seriesName":"Voll daneben, voll im Leben","season":1,"episode":1,"title":"Die neue Clique","absolute":1,"airdate":{"year":1999,"month":9,"day":25},"id":190249,"seriesInfo":{"database":"TheTVDB","order":"Airdate","language":"de-DE","type":"TV Series","id":76321,"name":"Voll daneben, voll im Leben","aliasNames":["Freaks and Geeks (1999)","Freaks and Geeks","Instituto McKinley","Диваки та навіжені","怪胎与书呆","Ciudați și tocilari","Jóvenes y rebeldes","Különcök és stréberek","Kueloencoek és stréberek","Luzaki i kujony","Machri a šprti","Nollor och nördar","Nollor och noerdar","Ucubeler ve İnekler","Фріки та задроти","Хулиганы и ботаны","フリークス学園","怪胎與宅男"],"certification":"TV-PG","startDate":{"year":1999,"month":9,"day":25},"genres":["Drama","Comedy"],"network":"NBC","rating":192024.0,"runtime":45,"status":"Ended"}}
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Re: Saved NFO Source not correct

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The Export NFO files post-processing feature always uses TheMovieDB series / movie information to generate NFO files. Notably, if a tvshow.nfo file already exists, then FileBot will not overwrite the existing one.



:?: The NFO file looks fairly complete to me. Are you missing a specific piece of information? Perhaps you just want to have TheTVDB IDs in your NFO files?

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<tvshow>
    <tmdb id="2382">https://www.themoviedb.org/tv/2382</tmdb>
    <uniqueid type="tmdb">2382</uniqueid>
    <title>Freaks and Geeks</title>
    <sorttitle>Freaks and Geeks :: 1999-09-25</sorttitle>
    <year>1999</year>
    <premiered>1999-09-25</premiered>
    <plot>High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").</plot>
    <runtime>60</runtime>
    <mpaa>TV-PG</mpaa>
    <ratings>
        <rating default="true" max="10" name="tmdb">
            <value>8.154</value>
            <votes>697</votes>
        </rating>
    </ratings>
    <genre>Drama</genre>
    <genre>Comedy</genre>
    <status>Canceled</status>
    <studio>NBC</studio>
    <episodeguide>2382</episodeguide>
</tvshow>
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Re: Saved NFO Source not correct

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I set the program to use TVDB and not MovieDB.
All other export function use what i set..

Yes, more content is in TVDB .
I have entered rarely series into TVDB myself for years

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post-processing feature always uses TheMovieDB series: There is nothing in the program about this..
can i change the processing?

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Again, all other function from here, use that what i set.. it looks like a bug, why take informations from other content-provider, when i take all other from TVDB..
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:idea: All post-processing features that do additional lookups for additional information do so via TheMovieDB.

The xattr metadata will tell us the TMDB / TVDB / AniDB / TVmaze ID, this is then used to do a TheMovieDB lookup, and that information is then used for further processing. That way all post-processing actions work the same no matter which database you select. The alternative to that is these particular post-processing features just not working at all for TVDB / AniDB / TVmaze.


* Fetch artwork will fetch artwork from TheMovieDB and FanartTV.
* Fetch cover images will fetch cover images from TheMovieDB.
* Export NFO will export series details from TheMovieDB.
* Export URL files will export a TheMovieDB link and a TheTVDB link. (NOTE: TheTVDB ID information is from TheMovieDB)


:idea: All the remaining post-processing features have nothing to do with your preferred database in the first place. The Export .xattr folders feature allows you to export xattr metadata as-is if that is what you're looking for. No lookup for additional information required there.


:!: Unfortunately, FileBot does not work the way you think it should. The xattr metadata that you see is just the key to lookup more series details on TheMovieDB. We could implement support for TheTVDB series details, but the XML file would look exactly the same, except for the ID of course. If you want more information in the XML file, from whichever database, then we could look into that... But you didn't actually tell us what more information you would like to see in the XML file...


:?: If you could tell us what information specifically you are missing in the generated XML files, that would be greatly appreciated. Then we could look into adding more information into the generated XML files. TVDB ID? We could do that based on TMDB information. Actors? We could do that based on TMDB information. Something else?




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Streimelweger wrote: 08 Jun 2024, 12:40 Since NFO files are not replaced until it is deleted, I lost all my TVDB information.
I see now. You deleted the files yourself so that Export NFO files would recreate them. That is very unfortunate. If you don't use the recycle bin and don't use backups, then unfortunately out of luck there...

It's probably too late now, but as a FileBot user you could have used Plain File Mode in combination with How do I process only specific kinds of files? to rename all the tvshow.nfo files to tvshow.backup.nfo (Format: {fn}.backup) instead of deleting them.
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Re: Saved NFO Source not correct

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Thx for the info.

It looks like if there are only NFO files in the program there is a lock.

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without filtering or if there is only one episode, it works.
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Plain File Mode is notably not Episode Mode: TheTVDB and is instead its own thing that allows you to process files without matching them to any database, i.e. just rewrite file paths:
  1. Load NFO files (as seen in your screenshot)
  2. Hit F2 on your keyboard
  3. Double-Click any item in <New Names> then click Edit Format and then enter {fn}.backup as format


:arrow: Please read the Plain File Mode manual for details:
rednoah wrote: 13 Oct 2014, 21:47 As a hidden bonus feature, FileBot supports quick and efficient generic batch renaming, and you can rewrite the filenames with awesome Groovy expressions just like in Episode / Movie mode.

1. Drop files into Original Files
2. Click on the empty New Names component
3. Now that New Names has focus press F2 (for Plain File Mode) or F3 (for Local Xattr Mode)
4. New Names will instantly filled with File objects (in Plain File Mode) or Movie / Episode objects (in Local Xattr Mode)
5. Double Click any item in New Names to apply a new Format Expression


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:?: I would also appreciate a response to previously asked questions if possible please:
rednoah wrote: 08 Jun 2024, 16:48 :?: If you could tell us what information specifically you are missing in the generated XML files, that would be greatly appreciated. Then we could look into adding more information into the generated XML files. TVDB ID? We could do that based on TMDB information. Actors? We could do that based on TMDB information. Something else?





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Streimelweger wrote: 08 Jun 2024, 20:21 ScreenshotScreenshot
Oh. I see now. You started a new topic. You mean to rename episode NFO files standalone. Feel free to create a new topic if you change the topic.

:idea: FileBot does not accept non-video files as input in Episode Mode. You can only rename episode / video files. You can however rename NFO files alongside the corresponding episode / video file. See Companion Files for details.


tl;dr

NO:

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Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.nfo
Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.jpg
Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.xml
YES:

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Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.mkv
Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.nfo
Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.jpg
Freaks and Geeks - S01E01 - Pilot.xml
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Re: Saved NFO Source not correct

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zitiere:
It's probably too late now, but as a FileBot user you could have used Plain File Mode in combination with How do I process only specific kinds of files? to rename all the tvshow.nfo files to tvshow.backup.nfo (Format: {fn}.backup) instead of deleting them.

i want only backup the NFO..

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i found a little bug:

If I scrappe the series Batman (1996) and also accept the correct one, then he used incorrect series data, I checked everything, on TMDB, TVDB and IMDB. The entries are correct. I noticed it in season 2 episode 11+12 because he used other series details there. And in all other episodes he also takes something different.
if i manuel chooise the serie with the number, it's okay.

https://www.themoviedb.org/tv/2287-batm ... uage=de-DE

in Filter, you see he take TMDB 2098 - its not exist.. i chooise 2287
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Streimelweger wrote: 09 Jun 2024, 08:17 i want only backup the NFO..
I see! Then I did understand correctly the first time around!


:arrow: Here's how that works:
rednoah wrote: 08 Jun 2024, 20:57 Plain File Mode is notably not Episode Mode: TheTVDB and is instead its own thing that allows you to process files without matching them to any database, i.e. just rewrite file paths:
  1. Load NFO files (as seen in your screenshot)
  2. Hit F2 on your keyboard
  3. Double-Click any item in <New Names> then click Edit Format and then enter {fn}.backup as format





Streimelweger wrote: 09 Jun 2024, 08:17 If I scrappe the series Batman (1996) and also accept the correct one, then he used incorrect series data, I checked everything, on TMDB, TVDB and IMDB. The entries are correct. I noticed it in season 2 episode 11+12 because he used other series details there. And in all other episodes he also takes something different.
Please read Q: How do I fix misidentified files? on how to select a specific series. If you want to force a specific series then you must use SHIFT-CLICK <database>. This will naturally limit you to only processing one specific series at a time.


:idea: FileBot may attempt multiple different queries, and probably won't prompt you for most of the queries that are under consideration internally. So that's why you might see one prompt but end up with a result from another prompt where FileBot was able to auto-select a result by itself. That's default behaviour so that you can process multiple different shows at the same time. Unfortunately, Batman: The Animated Series (1992) best matches your files in this particular case. If you give us the sample file paths as text you are testing with, then we could have a look.



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