[mythtv] Popup choices
kedlm at knology.net
Tue Mar 25 11:16:58 EST 2003
Interesting, but this looks like what the guys doing caller-id or closed
captioning or other "event notification" would like.
What I am talking about is something you can navigate and choose using
the arrows and a select button, so you can choose something to do that
you don't have directly mapped to a remote button.
But maybe xosd supports navigation and I haven't seen it yet....
On Tue, 2003-03-25 at 10:36, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> Popup menus would be cool; also, check out XOSD at
> Of course, there's that whole issue of introducing a new dependency...
> -Joe C.
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at snowman.net]On Behalf Of Michael Kedl
> > Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 11:30 PM
> > To: Development of mythtv
> > Subject: [mythtv] Popup choices
> > Just something I've been thinking of and thinking of coding.
> > How does this sound?
> > Use a button on the remote to bring up a popup menu (slides on
> > nicely or just appears).
> > The menu has different choices based on where you are (context sensitive).
> > In viewing recorded shows it could have: Delete, Rename, etc.
> > In live tv mode it could have: Closed captioning on/off, Record
> > Now, EPG, etc.
> > In music mode it could have the standard music choices. (appears
> > over the visualizations)
> > In slideshow mode it can have the slideshow button, time adjustments, etc.
> > That way you don't need as menu individual keys for those of us
> > that have run out of keys on their remotes.
> > You need one more called "menu" :-) but then you don't need a lot
> > of the others mapped on
> > the remote since things will be in the menu.
> > I've played a bit using a virtual keyboard to do this trying to
> > figure out if it was
> > worth it.
> > What do you guys think? Is there an easy way to do this system
> > wide? or is the virtual keyboard
> > the best since it will easyish to make it independent of the
> > existing code?
> > Cheers,
> > Mike
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