[mythtv] Watch/Delete Recordings
quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Tue Apr 20 10:43:36 EDT 2004
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> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Steffen Immle
> Sent: dinsdag 20 april 2004 16:11
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] Watch/Delete Recordings
> [inline comments...]
> Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> >>If we're consistent in that:
> >>1) Select performs the default action.
> >>2) Menu presents you with a list of additional choices (if any).
> > I would like to see the behavior standardized. It seems
> that there are many
> > different action classes associated with Info and Menu. If
> we could have it
> > so that Menu brought up choices, Select took action, and
> Info was for those
> > "extra information" scenarios (like it is while watching TV to get
> > information on the current program).
> > Guide:
> > Menu - Tune to this channel, Record this show/Turn off
> Record, Find all
> > Episodes, Exit
> > Info - Maybe a detail page on the show given the new
> lengthier descriptions
> > in the direct data as well as include space information
> currently only found
> > on the delete screen.
> > Record - Record this show
> > Select - Tune channel for currently showing shows. Record
> show for future
> > shows.
> > Watch Recordings:
> > Menu - Action menu currently assigned to Info
> > Info - Not sure what might be shown here if anything
> Maybe Info could bring up the same detail page as above.
> > Play - Play the current recording
> > Select - Play the current recording
> > Would something like that be a patch people would to see?
> I would very much welcome such a change. I also think that much more
> (all) functionality should be accessible via menus. For
> example, there
> should be "Start transcoding" or "Start flagging commercials"
> in a menu (and maybe even "Stop/Cancel transcoding/commflagging", for
> those who want to make the box turn off *now*), thereby
> getting rid of
> the need for quite a lot of key bindings. And there are
> probably others
> as well. Anyway, just making suggestions...
I second this, but one problem might be that because of the amount of
options the menu pop-up could become so large that it won't fit inside
the window anymore. Maybe an "advanced..." option would be necessary
which pops up a second dialog? I'm not really sure, does anybody have
any good ideas about this?
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