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PostSubject: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeWed Dec 31, 2008 9:21 pm

I have tried to manually add 30 second trailers for my Star Trek episodes in quicktime format in my nfo files using the following syntax:
<trailer>Past_Prologue.mov</trailer>
<trailer>/TV Shows/Star Trek Deep Space Nine/Season01/Past_Prologue.mov</trailer>
Neither of these seem to work as the "Trailer" button found under the "Episode Information" menu is still non-selectable (grayed out).

I also tried adding a trailer link to the nfo file with the following tag (this tag was taken from a previously scraped movie "Cars"):
<trailer>http://www.totaleclips.com/Player/Bounce.aspx?eclipid=e27901&amp;bitrateid=314&amp;vendorid=102&amp;type=.flv</trailer>

But the Trailer button was still non-selectable.

By the way, the preview movies are all in same directory as the episode.

Does anyone know if it is possible to add local trailers for these episodes/movies, and if so, how?
Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeWed Jan 07, 2009 9:14 pm

You just stack the trailer file in the same dir as the video, but with -trailer appended to the video file name. I dont know if it works with tv episodes, but i assume it does. The extensions do not have to match. The key is then rescanning (or refreshing via info) the library. For example:

The Dark Knight.mkv
The Dark Knight-trailer.mov

Then either rescan your library or goto the movie in xbmc, press info, select refresh.
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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeSat Jan 10, 2009 8:30 am

Greetings, Nmarconi:
It worked per your instructions for Movies, but unfortunately, it is still not working for my TV Shows. Thank you for the help, though!
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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeSat Jan 10, 2009 1:19 pm

Trailers are only supported for Movies

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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeSat Jan 10, 2009 10:14 pm

Billyad2000, Thanks for clearing that up. By the way, I absolutely love Media Companion and truly appreciate all of your hard work on this fabulous application!
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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2010 1:22 am

I have the movie 2001 and its trailer as two separate files in the same directory. No matter what I name the files, I cannot make MC add the proper <trailer/> tag to the NFO file. I have tried the following combinations:

2001.mkv
2001-trailer.mkv

2001 (1968).mkv
2001-trailer (1968).mkv

2001 (1968).mkv
2001 (1968)-trailer.mkv

If I manually add the <trailer/> tag, XBMC allows me to watch the trailer from the Movie Information menu.

Any hints? Thanks and best regards.
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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2010 9:30 am

I think now I was confused... MC never adds any <trailer/> tag to the NFO files, but XBMC does recognize the movies that have a corresponding trailer, and allows me to play both. Sorry for the noise.
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PostSubject: Re: How to add Local Trailers   How to add Local Trailers Icon_minitimeSat Jan 30, 2010 2:55 pm

Have you enabled the trailers in the preferences.

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