[mythtv] Request: MythHelp
steven at openmedia.co.nz
Wed Feb 7 19:45:48 UTC 2007
Steven Adeff wrote:
> 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
Believe it or not, the more non computer literate customers have asked
why it doesn't have this sort of "helpful" popup wizard as that is what
they expect from Windows. Yes there are the kind of people who love the
Windows paper clip.
Steven Ellis - Technical Director
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