[vdr] [PATCH] toggle between recordings sort order with 0 key

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Wed Jun 6 09:13:52 CEST 2012

On 06.06.2012 09:07, René wrote:
> Hi Mika,
> Thanks for this patch! Great to get this feature back that i have been missing since my recent upgrade from vdr 1.6 to 1.7
> Would it be possible to enhance the patch so that you would get the directories also sorted separately: Directories before recordings / directories after recordings (i prefer the latter option) sorted by name... :-)

The next developer version of VDR will contain sorting of recordings.
You will be able to toggle between sorting by date or alphabetically,
and that setting will be stored separately for each folder.
When sorted by date, folders will still be in alphabetical order and
will come first.


> On 20.05.2012 20:14 , Mika Laitio wrote:
>> Hi
>> Attached is a patch which allows to toggle the sort order
>> of recordings in the recording menu with vdr-1.7.27 between
>> - name
>> - date
>> - recording length
>> by pressing 0 key. At least I have found this to be very useful
>> feature when trying to find a just made recording from which you
>> do not know/remember the exact name to search from the long list of
>> recordings.
>> The thing I do not like in the patch is that the user must know this "0"
>> key as all 4 colors are already reserved in VDR for other functions in
>> recordings menu. (play, go to beginning, delete and info).
>> But I do not know any better way to handle this at the moment.
>> Patch got inspiration from
>> http://www.u32.de/vdr-1.3.37-simple_record_sort-0.1.diff
>> originally submitted by Walter Koch some years ago.
>> Mika

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