[mythtv-users] [OT] ProjectX user guide

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 13:12:33 EST 2005

On Tuesday 22 November 2005 09:35, Nick Craig-Wood wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 12:36:48PM -0500, Steve Adeff wrote:
> > Once you have these set the next area of concern is the video display
> > area. Underneath are some arrows (I don't have the program in front of me
> > now, so I'm going by memory). The inner two are for moving one GOP frame
> > at a time (the smallest jump you can make in an mpeg without
> > transcoding), then next one is for a slightly larger jump, and then again
> > a slighter larger jump, the furthest out ones are for jumping between
> > cutpoint points.
> I'll just add that there are keyboard shortcuts for moving round the
> edit window.  The cut window uses ->, SHIFT ->, CTRL -> and ALT -> for
> skipping 1 frame, few seconds, ~ 15s, ~1 m - exactly what you need for
> cutting commercials! (I had to read the source code to discover this
> though ;-)
> p, n jump previous and next cutpoint
> Home, End go to start end of video.
> > Cutpoints. Next to the arrows for jumping around in videos are a + and -
> > for adding and removing cutpoints. Adding two cutpoints will turn the
> > area in between green, any green area area will be processed and output.
> > Multiple Green areas will be output in one final output file. The right
> > side along the video has two tabs, one shows the cutpoint images and IIRC
> > the other tab shows a list of the cutpoints. Here you can also save your
> > cutpoints to a file for later use (or like if you realize you screwed up,
> > instead of redoing all the cutpoints you can load the file and easily
> > make changes).
> My edit sessions go like this (all done with the keyboard), to add one
> cut point.
> ALT ->, ALT ->, ALT ->, ..., CTRL <-, CTRL <-, CTRL <-, ..., SHIFT ->,
> SHIFT ->, SHIFT ->, ..., <-, <-, <- , ..., <-, ->, a

awesome! I was wondering if there were shortcut keys for that! I assume "a" 
adds a cutpoint?

Is there a way to have myth rescan a file after commercial cutting? 
If I could rename the original, cut commercials, save the output file as the 
original name and have Myth rescan the new mpeg I'd be a happy camper.


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