What's Up With Xbox Media Center

July 27, 2005

File Deletion From Media Browsers

This littlle diddy just popped up in the CVS

26-07-2005 added: support for the delete action in the media windows (requires file deletion be enabled)

Awesome! I've been begging for this for a while now. All the broadcatchers out there should praise the Xbmc devs for this feature. It will come in really handy. After watching a show, click, delete. Done. NICE!


  • One day soon, we'll be able to automate downloads via rss right there in this thing, and then... say goodbye to your old tivo! This is great news

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5:06 AM  

  • Hi Jon :-)
    do you have some screenshot?

    By Blogger sys.out, at 5:58 AM  

  • What does this feature do?

    By Blogger Matt, at 12:55 PM  

  • It allows you to delete media files from the viewing browser and not have to be in the Files view.

    So, lets say my broadcatching system downloaded a bunch of shows. So I finally find the time to sit down and watch a few. Once i'm done, i can delete them right from the interface. Just like you would with a tivo.

    By Blogger Jon, at 1:05 PM  

  • Ohhh nice. That's the only reason I kept My Files around in the skin. Because if I ever needed to delete something. Can I delete files that are on the network?

    By Blogger Matt, at 4:31 PM  

  • I hope so... Thats what got me so excited. I dont keep anything on the xbox.

    By Blogger Jon, at 4:57 PM  

  • your pickings of newsworthy items are rather lame...

    how about the soon to be ReInterlacer ("preview" already in cvs)?
    or the scalable skin?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:06 AM  

  • I find that items like that get to be a bit too technical for general users. So i try to stick closer to UI enhancements and other changes that users will see directly.

    By Blogger Jon, at 10:10 AM  

  • Just put on the 7.27 build on XBMC....man it's really good. A lot of things seem smoother and I was played a 2GB movie over the network with no problems.

    By Blogger Matt, at 12:42 PM  

  • Hey, somewhat off topic, but what do you use for a "broadcatching system"? So many of the torrent sites with RSS's are gone.


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:11 PM  

  • Check out the conversation over here:

    theres a lot of talk about other torrent sites with feeds

    By Blogger Jon, at 1:15 PM  

  • How do you enable this feature ?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4:37 PM  

  • >>How do you enable this feature ?
    Appearance -> View Options -> Allow File Renaming and Deletion

    By Anonymous Paul, at 8:58 PM  

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