[mythtv-users] Warning when selecting TV while every tuner is recording

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Tue Sep 14 16:20:57 EDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 01:26:44PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > I've got a suggestion for the dialog you get when select "TV" while every
> > card is recording. The dialog says in more than 4 lines (in German) that
> > the box is busy recording and that you can either delete the current
> > recording in the "Delete"-menu or watch the recording by selecting the
> > "Play"-menu (sorry, don't know the exact menu-items in english). This has
> > got a very low WAF (woman acceptance factor). I would suggest:
> >
> > Remove the long explaining text and add more options to dialog. My wife
> > won't read the dialog because the font is too small _and_ the text is so
> > large (I think the main part is the text length). It would be better if
> > there were two more options:
> >
> > - Skip the current recording (which will delete it)
> > - Watch the current recording
> >
> > If this is a problem when some tuner are recording some programs (more than
> > one) I would at least suggest to add an option like "go to the tv-menu".
> >
> > What do you think?
> Multiple tuners.

He did suggest that he already had more than one, in the first line,
Isaac.  My personal suggestion would be to show a menu of the current
recordings, and ask if the user wanted to watch one of them.   How hard
might that be?

- jra
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