[mythtv] Request: MythHelp

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 14:54:45 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> Steven Ellis wrote:
> > On Wed, February 7, 2007 12:48 pm, Justin Luitjens wrote:
> >
> >> Why not bind one of the keys on the remote to F1?
> >>
> >
> > First there are no spare keys on the remote.
> >
> This is not a limitation of MythTV but of the hardware you've chosen.
> Myth works with *input* so if you have no method of inputting a help
> key, how do you expect to activate this feature.  Nothing anyone can do
> (no ? on the screen or anything) if you have no key bound to activate it.
> > Second not all of the plugins provide help.
> >
> Again, it means the existing feature (F1 = Help) is incomplete, not
> missing.  If someone steps up to expand the existing help implementation...

you could always do what (older?) cell phones did(do?) and pop up an
annoying help window when the user loiters on a field too
long............!"Do You Need Help With This? Here's what this


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