[mythtv] MythMusic: Some thoughts!

thor mythtv at lamedomainname.com
Sat Jul 12 20:41:35 EDT 2003

On Saturday 12 July 2003 09:24 pm, Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> Hi again,
> been using MythMusic tonight, and I just wanted to bring forth some of my
> thoughts about usability. First off, I suggest that on the main playscreen,
> the 1:Shuffle, 2:Repeat, 3:Edit, 4:Visualize are replaced with a menu.

	A menu activated and navigated by which keys? 

> Probably arranged so: Edit, Shuffle, Repeat, Visualize. Movement in the
> playlist should be improved with cellphone (2-abc,3-...) like searching.
> Also I would have been impressed with a sort of mixed breed view, where one
> can choose to view playlists, current playlist, songcollection.

	You can already do this (do you have ShowWholeTree on?).

> When it comes to the 'Select Music' view, I would like to see multiple
> 'sorts' of my music. Like 'Artist/Album/Song', 'Genre/Artist/Song',
> 'Album/Song'. What if we could define the collection we would like in the
> selection string (revert to normal view if user does not specify multiple
> views with ';'): 'By Genre/Genre/Artist/Song;By Album/Artist/Song' would be
> listed as:

	You can build and define any tree view you like in the playlists.

- thor

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