[mythtv] Mouse support for MythTV

Denys Dmytriyenko denis at denix.org
Wed Aug 1 03:24:08 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 09:31:15AM +0100, Allan Stirling wrote:
> > I use MythTV in my car (as well as at home) and have written quite a bit of 
> > mouse handler code in the lower level MythTV libraries and for MythMusic, 
> > MythDVD, and MythVideo.  How should I go about getting these additions added 
> > to the current build tree?
> > 
> > I started with the main dialog classes, and added to the widgets.  Then I 
> > went into each plugin, and added handlers to the places I needed mouse 
> > presses to work.  I use a touchscreen in the car, so I modified a theme to 
> > be more friendly to in-car use and the touchscreen.  This code has been 
> > working well for at least a year, and I think it is probably ready for use 
> > for everyone.
> > 
> > There are some things I would like to eventually get working Mainly:
> > Popup keyboard does not popup when one clicks on a text box
> > I've added a "back" button to most screens for navigation, need to add more
> > Write more handlers for MythVideo and MythDVD.
> > 
> > Please let me know how I should handle submitting this code.  I used the the 
> > SVN release earlier this year, so I think I am close to being up to date.
> I am really interested in your patches, having a kitchen 
> touchscreen gathering dust :)
> I would be willing to bring them up to current SVN, if you 
> haven't already completed this (assuming I can manage to do 
> it, of course!)

Just to add another "me too" here. I am in the process of building
my own touchscreen frontend and am really interested in this
functionality. Please keep us posted here of the progress and don't
hesitate to ask for any help you may require in the process :)


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