Watch Recording UI was Re: [mythtv] [PATCH] Add help text to audio device selection

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at
Fri Jul 2 09:05:49 EDT 2004

J. Donavan Stanley wrote:

>> I'd be nice if there was a UI element on screen I could navigate to 
>> where the left/right keys switch to cycling the groups and maybe even 
>> offering SELECT as a key to drop down a full list to up/down navigate 
>> through.  Unfortunately, I'm not up to speed on the GUI coding of 
>> something like that yet to try it myself.
> There is..  Use the popup that comes from hitting the menu key.  Any 
> other UI on the screen is going to be just as intrusive since now you 
> have to define a key to let you leave the list view, then select your 
> group when you could hit "MENU->SELECT" and be done with it.
It goes back to my issue of using MENU for something other than a menu 
of choices for the current item but we've discussed that ad nauseum now 
and my previous patch to change it didn't go through so I'm resigned to 
understanding that it will remain this way for the forseable future.  
Thanks for the info on PAGELEFT/RIGHT.  That does make sense.


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