[mythtv] missing scale mode "fill"

Markus Schulz msc at antzsystem.de
Sun Nov 25 22:37:54 UTC 2007

Am Sonntag, 25. November 2007 schrieb Daniel Kristjansson:
> On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 22:42 +0100, Markus Schulz wrote:
> > I'm missing the zoom mode "fill".
> >
> > It was my favorite cause:(for 16/9 display)
> >  - letterboxed 16/9 was scaled full size fine
> >  - displays fine 16/9 anamorph coded streams
> >  - 4/3 was scaled too with a sacrifice at top/bottom (was no
> > problem for me).
> >
> > Why it was removed?
> This was discussed a few months ago. The precomputed zooms ("W") and
> video aspect ratio overrides ("Ctrl-W") were separated out on to
> different keys so that more zoom options could be added without
> making the roundabout any longer. And also, so that the zooms useful
> to everyone could be accessed without aspect overrides getting in
> the way, which are only useful to the few people who receive analog
> 16:9 anamorphic broadcasts. Also another aspect ratio override was
> added for 14:9 broadcasts (BBC compromise aspect ratio on some
> programs). If these two different functions were still combined under
> one key you would need to list nine different modes now.

ok, but there is no way to get the old behaviour back :/ or miss i 
After changing channel from dvb with letterboxed 16/9 to dvb with 
anamorphic coded 16/9 i have to change the zoom manually (to off).

Markus Schulz

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