[mythtv-users] QT widgets and xine
fsquires at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 16:05:06 UTC 2005
On 8/25/05, Jens Baumeister <jens.baumeister at gmail.com> wrote:
> I switched from mplayer to xine today (the current mplayer
> vulnerability was just the impulse to finally take the time and do
> it...), and playback works great - except for one minor annoyance:
> After I played a DVD or a MythVideo file with xine, QT widget controls
> won't accept focus anymore. E.g. I can't quit using Ctrl-Esc, because
> wile the buttons are displayed, there's no way to set focus onto
> either one. (Luckily Esc works to get me back to main menu.) The same
> goes for any configuration screens: I can see the buttons and input
> fields but can't access them. Anything that's in the skinnable part if
> the UI or playback and editing works fine.
> I searched the archives and found someone else had a similar problem
> back in February - unfortunately nobody had an answer back then:
> As a workaround, that person re-enabled access by going to the
> Appearance screen - widgets would function normally after that. I also
> found a way to re-enable the widgets: If I go to the screen with my
> recordings and press D to delete one, I'll get the confirmation box
> with - again - no way to focus either button. However, once I back out
> of this box via Esc, all the widgets on all screens are functioning
> normally again.
> This is all on a Gentoo with mythtv 0.18.
> qt is at 3.3.4-r2
> WM is blackbox 0.65.0-r3
> My xine commands are:
> Video: xine -pfhq --no-splash %s
> DVD: xine -pfhqd -no-splash
> (I know the d-option is deprecated, but for some reason --auto-scan
> dvd:// doesn't work for me...)
> Does anyone have any idea what might the culprit here?
In another thread today about window managers Mike Dean posted the
following. One of the links might fix your problem.
Later in the thread, Mike Ford posted a solution, but I haven't had a
chance to test it out, myself...
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Drop me a line (off list) if you'd like an account.
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