You can search for games to add to your Console download queue. This article will describe how to search for games, review their results, and preview their media. To learn how to add games to your Console check out Managing the Download Queue.
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Searching for Games
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You can select teams to search for by clicking on the Select Teams button. Once you have selected your teams they’ll appear in a list on the right side of the page. Your team selections will be remembered after you close or log out of the webpage. To view all Game Files for the selected teams select the Search button
You can filter the result list on only the Uploading team by selecting the Team name in the result list.
You can remove teams by deselecting them from the menu or by removing them from the list.
Searching by Date Range
You can search for games within a particular period of time by selecting the Date Range radio button. Once selected, you’ll be able to set a start and end date for your search.
Filtering Game Files
You can filter the game files that appear in search results by using the Phase and Status filters. Phase will allow you to filter by Game Part, whereas Status will allow you to filter to identify game files that have or have not been downloaded.
Reviewing Search Results
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Exchange stores all media assets associated with a game in a single view. Games are displayed with the team logos, game date, and a count of the assets associated with it. Typically, a game will have at least seven files associated with it (offense, defense, and special teams files from both the home and away team and one full sequence file). Any other files associated with the game (PDF’s, XML’s, etc.) will also be displayed within the game. Teams are represented in each game file by their NFL four-character team code.
- This is the representation of a game and all of its associated files.
- This is an example of a game part uploaded by the visiting team.
- A team logo will display for the owner of the uploaded content.
- An indication that the asset has been downloaded.
- This is an example of a game part file uploaded by the home team.
Game naming convention
Games are displayed based on the convention below
<GAMEID> <AwayTeamCode> <@> <HomeTeamCode> <GameDate>
Game Part naming conventions
Game Parts names are generated based on the game information and shooter. Game Parts are displayed based on the convention below.
<GameD> <ShooterTeamCode> <GamePart> < vs/@ > <OpponentTeamCode>
You can use the preview panel on the right-hand window by clicking on its row. The preview section will display the asset and details about the file. If you’re the owner of the file you have the option to delete it from this section as well.
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This section allows you to preview an asset.
Download, Edit, Delete
The section allows you to download any assets. The edit and delete buttons are available on all the assets you own.
The Main section will provide Exchange details about the assets.
|Title||Name of the asset generated through Exchange|
|Description||Exchange property for the asset|
|Security||A listing of all team or groups who have access to the file|
The Game section provides details on the game information for the selected asset.
|Sport||The sport type the asset belongs to|
|Home Team||Display name of the home team|
|Away Team||Display name of the away team|
|Date of Game||MM-DD-YYYY of when the game took place|
|Uploading Team||Team code for the team who uploaded the file|
|Home Team Code||Team code for the home team|
|Away Team Code||Team code for the away team|
|Qualifier||The Game Part qualifier for the asset|
|Game Display Name||The name of the game the asset is a part of|
|Co-Op Game ID||The Game ID assigned by the National Open Exchange Co-Op|
|Team Game #||The season game number for the asset|
Video & Asset Detail
The Video and Asset Detail sections provide technical information regarding the asset.
Assets uploaded with Console version 188.8.131.52 or later will capture the following media file properties during upload which are also displayed below.
- File Format
- File Size
|Video Type||The internal video type property|
|Bitrate||The bitrate of the asset (if applicable)|
|Codec||The Codec of the asset (if applicable_|
|Asset ID||The internal database ID|
|Created Date||The date the file was created in Exchange|
|File Format||A listing of available file types|
|File Size||The size of the file (listed in KB)|
You can review which organizations have downloaded your Exchange files through the Download History section.