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NFO files/TV episodes
|NFO files||TV shows||TV episodes|
1 Video .nfo Files containing XML data
1. The *.nfo file is an XML file containing the data for inclusion in the library.
1.1 TV Episodes
The *.nfo must be named exactly as the episode filename (i.e. episodename.avi and episodename.nfo) and in the same folder, allowing multiple episode and *.nfo files within the same folder. Episode names must still follow the naming convention even though you are using a custom NFO file.
For multi-part episodes, simply add multiple
<episodedetails> XML blocks in succession.
<title>My TV Episode</title>
<plot>he best episode in the world</plot>
<studio>Production studio or channel</studio>
<epbookmark>200</epbookmark> <!-- For media files containing multiple episodes,
where value is the time where the next episode begins in seconds -->
<displayseason>3</displayseason> <!-- For TV show specials, determines how the episode is sorted in the series -->
2 Video .nfo files containing a URL
2. The *.nfo file contains a URL of the information page to scrape. The file can include other information (i.e. scene info), XBMC will scan through it and use a relevant URL if a match is found.
The scraper tries to match URL's to all scrapers of the content type a directory is set to. e.g. if you set the content type to movies, all movie scrapers check .nfo files for a matching URL. This means that .nfo files override the scraper setting. I.e. a directory is set to use the IMDB scraper but you have a German movie in it. Simply create an .nfo for that movie with the OFDB link in it and you are sorted!