[mythtv] Example of overlay for live TV

Devan Lippman devan.lippman at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 00:14:36 UTC 2005

On 9/16/05, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Devan Lippman wrote:
> > Could someone point me to a code example for creating an overlay for
> > mythtv that would allow me to create a scroller at the top of the
> > screen? I'm trying to make something that would allow me to watch
> > games while reviewing my fantasy leagues. Basically I was planning a
> > background thread that updates a fantasy league table (football for
> > now) and then some mechanism for displaying it to the screen. Any
> > advice is appreciated.
> >
> mythtvosd --help
> specifically, with the "--template=scroller --scroll_text='Whatever you
> want to say.'" options. Note, also, "--template=alert
> --alert_text='whatever'" can be a useful display, too.
> Mike
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Tried that a little while back but could never get the darn thing to work.

Devan Lippman <devan at lippman.net>
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