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HD Guide icons

Learn more about the Shaw Direct on-screen guide with our table of HD Guide icons. From accessibility features to episode descriptions, the HD Guide icons can provide additional insight into channel and program information.

HD Guide standard icons

IconNameLocationDetails
ParentalParentally LockedGuide, Upcoming Air Dates, Search Results, PVR List, PVR Options (Reminder Options*), PVR Upcoming (Upcoming Reminders*)

Indicates a program which is Parentally Locked based on the current settings in Parental Controls (OPTIONS-2).

  • Titles can be hidden and replaced with "Parentally Locked" by changing the "LockedPrograms" setting to "Hide".
  • Pressing ENTER on a Parentally Locked item will require the password to proceed
CCClosed CaptionGuide, Info Pages, Info Banner, Mini-Info WindowIndicates a program which is broadcast with Closed Captions
DVSDescriptive VideoGuide, Info Pages, Info Banner, Mini-Info WindowIndicates a program which is broadcast with Descriptive Video (DVS). DVS can be enabled by pressing OPTIONS-4-1-4; disable it by pressing OPTIONS-4-1-2
multi audioMulti-AudioInfo Banner (Banner must be brought up after tune in)Indicates when a program has other audio tracks available, such as DVS and other languages. Hit "SOURCE" on remote to select which track you want to listen to
3DTrue 3D BroadcastGuide, Info Banner, Mini-Info Window

Indicates a program which is broadcast in True (side-by-side) 3D.

An HDMI connection, 3DTV and 3D glasses are required to view 3D content

HDTVHDTV BroadcastGuide, Info Pages, Info Banner, Mini-Info WindowIndicates a program which is broadcast in High Definition
DolbyDolby 5.1 Surround SoundGuide, Info Pages, Info Banner, Mini-Info Window

Indicates a program which is broadcast with Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound.

  • You must be connected via Optical or HDMI to a compatible Home Theatre system to hear the 5.1 Audio
new episodeNew EpisodeGuide, Info Pages, Info Banner, Mini-Info Window

Indicates an episode which is being broadcast for the first time.

Live

Live EpisodeGuide, Info Banner, Mini-Info WindowIndicates an episode which is being broadcast "Live". These episodes will be included when selecting "Record new episodes" or "Set a reminder for new episodes"
Auto TuneAuto-TuneGuide, PVR Options (Reminder Options*), PVR Upcoming (Upcoming Reminders*), Upcoming Air DatesIndicates a program for which an Auto-tune has been set. The receiver will automatically tune to the selected program when it starts
Auto Tune ConflictAuto-Tune ConflictGuide, PVR Options (Reminder Options*), PVR Upcoming (Upcoming Reminders*), Upcoming Air Dates Indicates a conflicted Auto-tune, which will NOT activate. There is another auto-tune set which interferes with this one. "Delete" the other Auto-tune (6xx receivers) or "Modify the Priority" (HDPVR only)
PPV purchasePPV PurchasedGuide, PVR Options (Reminder Options*), PVR Upcoming (Upcoming Reminders*), Upcoming Air DatesIndicates a PPV program that has been purchased in advance. Select the program and choose the appropriate selection to cancel the purchase