[mythtv] Enable EPG in ViewRecordings???

Stephen Boddy stephen.boddy at btinternet.com
Sun Jan 29 15:02:02 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 25 January 2006 19:02, Chris Pinkham wrote:
> > I often view Recordings and then I have the Idea to scheudle another
> > program, but i won't leave the recording!
> >
> > How about Including the epg not only in live TV, although in the view
> > recordings???
> I have run into this quite a few times also.  I'll see an advertisement
> for some show I think I might want to see, and it is a bit of a pain to
> jump out to the EPG and come back.  I have a patch in my tree that
> enables the "GUIDE" key during recording playback.  If you press the
> GUIDE key (normally bound to 'S'), it will pause playback, and bring up
> the EPG (from there you can jump to the Program Finder if you want).
> When you exit the EPG, playback is unpaused (if you were not paused
> prior to pressing GUIDE).  The EPG should also start up on the channel
> that the show being played back was recorded on originally since odds
> are that is the channel you want to see.
> I'll commit to SVN after 0.19 is released.

I second that request. Is it so significant a change that it can't go in for 
0.19? (Yes I know there was a feature freeze, but couldn't you slip it past 
Isaac while he isn't looking?)
Steve Boddy

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