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WebGrab+Plus is a multi-site incremental xmltv epg grabber. It collects tv-program guide data from selected tvguide sites for your favourite channels.

Program Release

-  fixed    : index_title is selected if detail_title fails with no value
-  fixed    : url_mdb_p7 and url_mdb_p8 were missing in ScrubOperations
- Postprocess 2.06:
 - in progress    : implementing the xmltv attributes , using the xmltv class
 - fixed              : matching with totals (St, Et and Pt) in xmltv episode-num failed
 - optimized      : scrub of the mdbepisodenumlist
 - fixed              : due to operations done several times in the various scopes
   elements can get multiple duplicate values

Program Release

-  update : new tzdatabase based on tzdata2017b (again)
-  fixed    : set(type=run) error in path composition in linux
-  fixed    : previous elements were not properly implemented in class Times

Program Release

- The main reason for this beta is the upgrade to .NET Framework 4.7 That solves the problem for a number of sites for which, in Windows, httpWebRequest failed with a send error. ​These sites (e.g. , and can now be grabbed without the need of a PHP script.
- Also fixed    : episode values having chars like - , : etc not matched with correct pattern 

Program Release

improved : set(type=run) accepts absoluta and relative executable file locations
fixed        : global temp elements no longer overwritten with empty values in subsequent scopes
improved : xmltv attribute name and value extraction (no false names , value may contain ())
fixed        : incomplete debug logging for calculate format conversion operations
improved : set(type=run) looks for the exe to run in the siteini folders
fixed        : country element without value no longer created if only lang attribute
improved : episode pattern matching values St, Et and Pt are now included in the evaluation
fixed        : incorrect error logging episode pattern matching
fixed        : incomplete debug logging for cleanup operations

Docs release

New edition V2.1 of the manual. Reflects V2.1.1 of the program
Explains how to add xmltv attributes , a new feature of the program.
And, of course, a number of smaller changes and additions listed on page 2.
​Warning ... Serious reading, be careful ! 

Program Release

The most important addition of this beta is the option to add (most) of the xmltv attributes. For developers: follow the instructions in chater 5.1.5 of manual version 2.1. Further:

-  fixed    : removed index_title from xmltv output if detail/subdetail_title available
-  fixed    : bug in UrlsShow composition causing exception
-  added    : preload url for showdetails + support for headers
-  fixed    : bug in ParseElementAttributes()
-  improved : element/attribute composition of starrating  , video and rating/icon
-  added    : full support of xmltv attributes
-  improved : xmltv.dll
-  added    : general site dependent parameter 'langoverrule' which value overrules the lang
                component of cultureinfo as default lang attribute value.
-  added    : log warning if siteini is in channelfile creation mode
-  added    : log warning if siteini contains active debug arguments


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