[mythtv] Play and Delete window resize bug in 0.7?

John Steele mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 17:46:23 -0500 (EST)

> On the "play previously recorded programs" screen and the "delete
> recordings screen" (which I gather are using the same code now?), if
> the title of one of the shows is "too long", then when you arrow down
> to select it, the window will resize and push the right side of the
> window off-screen (which cuts off the scrollbar and part of the preview
> window at the bottom).  If you ESC out and then re-enter the screen
> everything is fine again (provided the first item in your list of
> recordings is not "too long").

I noticed the same thing, I don't think it is fixed in CVS...

> PS - Does anyone else think it's a bit odd that the Play and Delete
> windows sort their recordings in different orders?  I have lots (!) of
> Trading Spaces recorded from TLC's Christmas Day marathon, and when I
> want to delete one, I have to manually remember the exact time of the
> one I just watched so I can go to the Delete window and find that one
> to delete it.  I know this has been a point of contention in the past,
> but in my opinion, when the application makes the user have to memorize
> things when going from one area to another, then the user interaction
> design has "an opportunity for improvement." :-)

In the CVS code you can use 'D' or 'P' from either menu to play the
selected item or delete it.  You can also enable end of recording prompts
that allow you delete the show when you are finished watching it.