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The Video Database settings allow you almost complete control over your Video Database. 

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Check this option if you want to prevent MediaPortal from using an internet based scraper. Movie scraping will be based on a

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file related to the video file. If the video file does not have a corresponding

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file, MediaPortal's internet scraper will be used in GUI. Editing and saving movie data in the Movie Editor will create a new .nfo file (overwriting the old one).

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The Clear button will help you to remove some strange actor names like

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or

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. This can happen while grabbing actor details and the IMDb web page doesn’t respond. With this button you can easy clear those mistakes and re-download actors again per movie or for all movies in the Actor details tab.

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To export your data just click Export. All movies data including covers, fanart and actors data (only name and role) will be exported to the movie's video file location. Movie description file will be named the same as the video file with the extension

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. All images will be in separate files and their names depends on the video file name and how many fanart images you have per movie.

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