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Object container - what determines the view mode of an object container.

psycikpsycik Members, Plex Pass Posts: 392 Plex Pass

For all I can tell I have two calls to make object containers with very similar data (channel name, icon and a description).

One of them defaults to viewing (in web viewer) as the detail view.
The other one defaults to icon view.

What determines this? And how can I force it (to either or).

Plex for IOS, PlexConnect, Roku3 and NextPVR Channel

Plex PMS on AMD A10 for movies and TV, and Plex PMS on AMD A8 with NextPVR custom scanner and Agent

Answers

  • czukowskiczukowski Members Posts: 124 ✭✭

    @psycik

    From what I've seen at these forums, it's the client decision and in general, you cannot force it. It might be possible to target some specific Plex clients and use some quirks to influence that decision, but that doesn't work universally.

  • psycikpsycik Members, Plex Pass Posts: 392 Plex Pass

    Hmm so I wonder why my two different menu options are viewing so differently.

    Plex for IOS, PlexConnect, Roku3 and NextPVR Channel

    Plex PMS on AMD A10 for movies and TV, and Plex PMS on AMD A8 with NextPVR custom scanner and Agent

  • psycikpsycik Members, Plex Pass Posts: 392 Plex Pass

    Ahh finally figured it out, it's the title length. I just has the program name, the other one had the channel name + program name.

    Plex for IOS, PlexConnect, Roku3 and NextPVR Channel

    Plex PMS on AMD A10 for movies and TV, and Plex PMS on AMD A8 with NextPVR custom scanner and Agent

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