[mythtv] "A", "An", and "The" for sorting - ticket 3048

eric.bosch at comcast.net eric.bosch at comcast.net
Mon Feb 12 17:50:56 UTC 2007

What about something more like what's used in Program Search, where you first select the first letter of the program, then drill down through the program names?

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Dave Sherohman <esper at sherohman.org> 

> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 03:11:32PM +1100, Peter Schachte wrote: 
> > Joshua M Thompson wrote: 
> > 
> > > (and speaking of letters will Video Manager ever allow me to hit a 
> > > letter and jump to that part of the list? I have something like 5,100 
> > > videos and scrolling to anything that's not near the beginning or end of 
> > > the list is an exercise in extreme frustration...) 
> > 
> > That'd be great if you've got a proper keyboard, but not too much help if 
> > you're just using a remote. How about using the digit keys? Pressing a digit 
> > key n could jump you to n/9 of the way through the list. Eg, pressing 0 takes 
> > you to the beginning, 9 to the end, 3 to 1/3 of the way through the list, and 
> 5 
> > to 55.5% of the way through. I'd find that useful when scrolling through 
> > artists in mythmusic, too. 
> How about a configuration option to tell it whether you have a proper 
> keyboard or not? No real need to cripple those with keyboards just 
> because there are others who don't. 
> Alternately, there are methods out there for simulating a full keyboard 
> using only a numeric pad, as can be attested by pretty much anyone with 
> a cellphone. 
> -- 
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> like "display quality too high" 
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