[mythtv] new widget in mythtv ui

Roo roo.watt at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 12:18:09 UTC 2007

On 23/09/2007, Peter Schachte <schachte at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Justin Hornsby wrote:
> > Besides, won't it complicate menu navigation to have more than one
> > type of button on the menu screens?  It's currently very easy to see
> > where you are in menus.  Putting radio buttons/check boxes on the menu
> > screens will only confuse the issue IMHO.
> It wouldn't have to.  If, say, the "transcode this recording" item had a
> visible, understandable check box* beside the text, and hitting the left or
> right button just toggled the check box on/off rather than changing the text,
> the *feel* would be pretty much unchanged (unless you hit enter over it), but
> the *look* would be different.  Some might find the check box a natural
> presentation for Boolean information.

It sounds like you are talking about popup/dialogs and not the actual menus.

> *not like those check boxes that change colors to indicate whether or not
> they're checked -- where you have to puzzle over whether it's light blue or
> dark blue that means it's selected.

You can adjust the window theme (I think that is what the option is
called) that can make that clearer. I think I have set mine to
platinum (or something like that).



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