Media objects

How do I create a new medium object?
  1. Use the menu "Medium" → New or "Medium" → New media objects
  2. Use the appropriate toolbar buttons, for instance for a new video object
  3. Use the toolbar button "New media objects" and select one of the options shown.
How do I edit a medium object?
  1. Use the menu "Medium" → Edit medium object
  2. Use the toolbar button "Edit"
  3. Use the context menu of the result list
  4. Double click with the mouse on a line in the result list
  5. Use the ENTER-key of the keyboard
How do I delete a medium object?
  1. Use the menu "Medium" → Delete
  2. Use the toolbar button "Delete"
  3. Use the context menu of the result list
  4. Use the DEL-key of the keyboard

Search and search filter

How can I limit the number of search result?
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Suchfilter
  1. Choose a filter.
  2. Simple search: fill the term searched for, select a search criteria and press the button.
  3. Use the extended search. The buttons 01 - 10 can be used to save up to 10 different searches.
  4. Select a collection. All media objects that belong to this collection are shown.
  5. Select a compilation. All media objects that belong to this compilation are shown.
  6. Select a keyword to display all media objects that belong to this keyword.
  7. Select a person: all media objects the person belongs to are displayed.
  8. Select the appropriate day of all resubmissions.

Database

How do I create, copy or delete databases?
  1. Use the menu "Database" → Manage
  2. Use the toolbar button "Manage databases"
How do I save a database?
  1. Use the menu "Database" → Save
  2. Use the button "Save current database"
The page Save database explains the different ways to create a database backup.
How do I restore a database?
  1. Use the menu "Database" → Restore
  2. Use the toolbar button "Restore database"
How do I delete database backups?
  1. Use the menu "Database" → Delete backups
  2. Use the toolbar button "Delete old database backups"

Miscellaneous

How to add or remove media objects from or to pinboard?
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Pinnwand
  • Use the context menu of the result list.
  • Use the menu "Medium" → Quick edit → Add to pinboard
    or "Medium" → Quick edit → Remove from pinboard
  • Use the detail view during editing a media object.
What is the difference between a collection and a compilation?

A compilation is more detailed than a collection. However, it is up to you to decide whether a media object is part of a collection and/or a compilation.

A collection may contain all movies of an actor or regisseur.

A compilation might be useful for tv series:
  • Name: True Blood
    • Titel: Season 1
      • Part: Strange Love
Meaning of symbols often used:
Information on right site refers to this group.
Information on right site refers to this component of the group.
The group contains an image.
The component describes a video file.
The component describes a video DVD.
The component describes an audio file.
The component describes a document.
The component describes a file for subtitles.
The component describes a place holder.
Audio object is trashed.
Video object is trashed.
Document is trashed.