[mythtv] [PATCH] 4:3/16:9 aspect ratio playback toggle
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Aug 25 13:44:32 EDT 2003
On Monday 25 August 2003 12:02 pm, Mark J. Titorenko wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 01:00:52PM +0100, Mark J. Titorenko wrote:
> > Overall, I am incredibly impressed with myth, and I hope to be able to
> > contribute to its development. One thing that comes to mind is that
> > I'd like a toggle in playback mode to switch from 4:3 to 16:9 so I can
> > watch widescreen channels in letterbox on my monitor. Any pointers as
> > to how this might be achieved would be appreciated.
> I managed to work out where this could (should?) go, so I also
> engineered a patch which maps the W key to a 16:9/4:3 toggle during
> playback. Works great for me, with the only slight irritation being
> that when toggled into 16:9 mode the letterbox bars end up being blue
> (until the screen is somehow refreshed anyway - I achieve this by
> entering and exiting the EPG).
> Does anybody have any suggestions on how to make the blue bars go
Yeah, just draw black rectangles where the picture isn't going to be.
Probably just want to use XFillRectangle() to do that.
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