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I just started to use DVBViewer, and I tried to organize a little bit my preferred channels, and I got to one question:

How to organize one channel to be in multiple categories / favorites folders / something else?



I want a category named: "Romanian" and a category named "documentary". And If I have a channel which fits both categories, I would like to add it correspondingly.

So ... Can I have one channel in more category directories, or favorite directories, or ... is there any field like "tags" where I could add some keywords which can, then, be found by searching and filtering only those channels which have my tag?





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On 2.10.2017 at 1:50 AM, adynis said:

Can I have one channel in more category directories, or favorite directories,


Yes. There are two possibilities:

  • Go to the channel editor, create a duplicate of the channel e.g. by right-clicking the channel -> Copy -> right-clicking the target position -> Paste. Then give the duplicate channel a different name, e.g. NewsTV -> NewsTV2. After that you can add NewsTV and NewsTV2 to the favourites list without DVBViewer refusing.


  • Launch Tweaker.exe (see DVBViewer installation folder), search for the "Allow duplicate favourites" checkbox. Tick it and save. After that DVBViewer will allow storing the same channel more than once in the favourites list. Please note that his is an experimental feature that may not work correctly in certain situations! By using this setting you will become a beta tester.
On 2.10.2017 at 1:50 AM, adynis said:

is there any field like "tags" where I could add some keywords which can, then, be found by searching and filtering



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Thanks for the reply & solutions,

For some reasons I missed (or haven't receive ) the notification e-mail. Both variants are useful, I started to successfully use the second one :)


I hope that in time this feature will become stable and get rid of the risk of being removed :P

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