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Quoting ninso4:
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So I would argue that the Italian cut must be considered as the original cut and therefore the main feature of this release.

There is nothing in the rules that support that the "original cut" is the main feature to be profiled.
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Quoting AiAustria:
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The English version of a film which is released for the German locality is a bonus feature

Well, maybe, but it is certainly not presented as a bonus feature.
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I sometimes buy German releases of films that I am interested in, as long as they also have English audio. Today I stumbled on something curious.

Gemini 13 - Todesstrahlen auf Kap Canaveral (4-059251-117001) actually contains two different cuts rather than one film with two audio tracks. It's the Italian cut with German dub, and the US cut with English dub. They hace totally different credit sequences, and different runtime.

The rub is that the US cut is longer. They are not presented as different cuts, it's just that selecting English audio selects the US cut.

Normally we always profile the longer cut. However, it seems a bit strange to profile the US cut rather than the cut with the German audio when it is a German release. Any views on how to handle this?
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Quoting dee1959jay:
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Great work, Gunnar, as per usual!   

Thank you kindly!
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EpisodeCheck 1.2.0

Well, I think I made adding disc info quite easy.




Ok, I set it to 5 eps/disc for this one.

See the help file for more information.
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Quoting CubbyUps:
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Going by that wording that means that we can go into tv series profiles and delete cast members from the cast even if they are credited in the opening credits.

There is a difference between credits for recurring actors that never were intended to appear in a specific episode but were credited anyway, and credits for actors that were intended to appear, but whos scenes were deleted.
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Minor update EpisodeCheck 1.1.0
- Season list shows number of unwatched episodes.
- Seasons with no unwatched shown in gray.
- Added "Set unwatched" to context menu in episode lists.
- Added "Exit without updating".
- Added Season title above episode listing.
- Help file updated.

Mostly cosmetic changes. "Exit without updating" lets you start over a session if you mess something up, like deleting stuff that you really did not mean to delete.

I have been thinking of adding disc info, i.e. which discs the episodes are found on, but I haven't decided on the best way of adding that info. I don't want to have to go into each episode separately to add the disc info. We'll see if I can dream up something not too complicated.
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Glad you found it useful!
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I am not aware of any way to do it in DVD Profiler itself. However, you could use ProfilerQuery to export to a csv-file and open it in a spreadsheet. There you can sort it any way you like.

Of course, that doesn't offer any of the fancy formatting that Profiler reports offer.
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Fixed in EpisodeCheck 1.0.1
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And wouldn't you know it?

Even after careful testing, as soon as I publish it I find a bug. 

Sometimes the first episode gets added twice for some reason. Just remove the second occurence and you should be ok. There will be a fix, but right now I have some TV show episodes to watch. 
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It seems that DJ Doena and I had similar ideas almost at the same time. I wanted a program to help me keep track of TV shows, and so did DJ. But we took different approaches. DJ primarily wanted to keep track of episodes on his hard drive. I wanted to keep track of episodes on DVD/BD. So here's what I came up with:


You enter part of the season title. You double click a title in the list.


You get a list of episodes. Watched episodes are gray. You double click one.


You get the details page where you can flag it as watched, set a rating and enter notes.


You can search episode titles and notes.

(Actually only watched episodes should be in gray. This screenshot is from an early test.)

Complete instructions are found in the help file.

Download EpisodeCheck 1.0.0
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Well, maybe you should take that up in the appropriate forum.
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Quoting turls:
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Quoting DJ Doena:
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The database is completely user-driven. There is never-ever any automated import of data from anywhere. You will not get any support on the issue.


Maybe true on the data import, but the issue remains that the iOS version doesn't seem to have gotten any updates to deal with the new data field.  Hopefully they will at least work on that.

I can see D-BOX among the features on my iPad.
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One thing you could try is to backup the current database, create a new blank database, and restore into the new database. See if you can open the new database without error. This has been known to fix some errors.
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Oh, I think we all understood that you didn't mean autocorrect. That's bad enough when you're texting...

Here's my concern, though. When you use a word processor and something shows up as incorrect, you check the suggestion and you change it to the correct spelling. Because that's why you have spell checkers in word processors, to spell correctly.

Now, the object of spell checking in a profile overview is somewhat different. It would be there to alert you to a possible error. But I suspect that many users would think that if your program tells you that it is wrong, then you are supposed to correct it. But that's not necessarily so. If it is misspelled on the cover you're supposed to spell it the same way in the overview in Profiler. You and I know that, but the average user may not know it, or may just correct it instinctively when the program shows that it is misspelled.
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It may seem odd - since I created OverviewCheck - but I'm ambivalent about a built-in spell checker.

On one hand it's good that people get it right from the beginning. On the other hand, if it is automatically provided it may cause people to forget to check if it matches the actual overview text. For example, many UK releases copy the text from the US release, so it will be in American English even though it is a UK release, and a spellchecker that goes by the locality may flag some words as misspelled when they actually are correct. And by the rules, the overview text should match the back cover overview exactly, warts and all.

The same objection can of course be made against OverviewCheck, but I think that I pointed this out pretty clearly, and I believe that those who would download such a tool probably have a slightly better grasp of the rules than the average user. But who knows.

Still, I'm not totally against the idea, but I think that there should be some warning to the user that the actual text trumps the spell checker.
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In the settings for Showcase (the cogwheels at the top) you can select if you want Summary or Detail when you click on a title.

Alternatively, if you open the Summary window, you can click the top right icon (a square with an arrow) and select Full Profile, which is the same as the Detail window.
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Removing works in Showcase/Detail view, rating works in Showcase/Summary view. Weird.
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AsinInfo 1.5.0 is available.

Another update so soon? Well you can "blame" DJ Doena.

Well, no, DJ has been nothing but helpful. Not only is this program totally dependent on his AmazonAccess.dll, but he has also very kindly provided me with Regex expressions and code to better parse the product links. And with this update you can also use the links that you get in the emails from Amazon when you purchase from them. I had struggled with that until DJ showed me the easy way to accomplish it.
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Quoting Cyclograph:
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Vote count seems to play a significant role too. I have contributed to several uncommon profiles with currently no (zero) votes that have been sitting about for 12 days now, while anything with at least one vote got processed at ≤5d.

That has been my experince, too.
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Oops!

I discovered a bug in how the store name is parsed from the URL. 

On the positive side, I added two small improvements. Ctrl-T turns the Target on or off. The Target position is also remembered.

It's useful to keep the Target open, even if you don't drag links to it. When you copy URLs to the clipboard you get a visual confirmation in the Target that the title was added successfully.

So now we have AsinInfo 1.4.0
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I forgot to mention that it now remembers window position between sessions.
Not sure if that's important to anyone, but if it is - now you know.
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Originally I posted info about this program in General Discussion (since it isn't actually a plugin), but since everyone else who writes tools use this forum, I guess I should, too. And I have now also added AsinInfo to the Plugins download.

Anyway, just to recap:

The idea is that you drag or copy URLs (or copy just the ASIN) to AsinInfo and it fetches the info from Amazon. The with a click of a button you copy a list of the EANs / UPCs to the clipboard, which you then can paste into Profiler.

New and improved features in AsinInfo version 1.3.0:
- You can now just copy an URL to the clipboard and AsinInfo will see it and add the title.
- The Target window (if you use it) is now synchronized so it always shows the number of titles in the program, even after you have deleted titles. It also shows the correct number if you open it after you have already added titles.
- I have improved the way the program recognizes what is a product page.
- I have added a proper help file.

What actually prompted me to start this update was that the program wouldn't recognize AmazonSmile.
What is AmazonSmile? Well ...
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AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

This isn't just for Amazon.com, but also for Amazon.co.uk and probably other Amazon sites as well.
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I have no problem adding a title with that UPC. However, when I googled it, it did not seem to belong to The Witches, but to Viva L'Italia.

The UPC for The Witches seems to be 760137098386 (which I could also add). Neither of them seem to be in the online database, but you should still be able to add them.
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