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GriffinDodd

How to add custom path for 'Directory' source option?

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Looking through the tutorials I couldn't find/I missed the way to create a 'path' to a directory so I could choose it in the 'directory' option for Video Bumper Type. I'd like to be able to choose random videos from my own directory for one of my sequence items.

Do I create this in Kodi or in CV?

 

 

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When you run CV for the first time it should create a default directory structure for you.  You can then just add a directory, put your files in there, then point the video module to that directory.  That's how I run a few of mine.

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When I choose the option 'Directory' on video bumper, and then click source, it doesn't show the normal directory structure, it has some odd names that look like network mounts

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Are you running this on a Shield or PC based HTPC?  What version of Kodi?

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Well, doesn't get much simpler than that.  You're not using any kind of symbolic links in your setup are you?  Is CV and your bumpers, etc. all local to the HTPC or are you hosting them from a share?

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OK this is driving me nuts. I've built some actions files, but when I go to choose the action file in the module, I get the same list of 4 very weird directories, not the root directory browsing option I would see when adding something like a file for Short film for example. It's as if it is showing me Kodi repo sources. Below is a screenshot of what I see when I try and choose and action file from my Actions folder...

 

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Well, I used file manager in Kodi to make a new path back to the CinemaVision folder to get around this, still very weird that some options drop you in Kodi sources while others drop you at the root of the Windows file browser.

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