[mythtv-users] live tv view

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Dec 4 22:36:40 UTC 2006

On Dec 4, 2006, at 2:19 PM, Brad Benson wrote:

> On 12/4/06, Mitchell Gore <mitchell2345 at msn.com> wrote:
> hi,
> i switched from gb-pvr and i really liked the way it shows liveTV  
> info.
> say a program starts at 5 and ends at 6
> i start watching at 5:15.
> i click info at 5:30
> in myth i just see i have been recording for 15 mins.
> In GB it shows a time span from 5-6 and 5:15 to 5:30 is highlighted  
> to indicate i have that data recorded.
> TiVo does the same i believe.  Does Myth do this? It really looks a  
> lot better and gives more info.
> Not exactly.  If you hit info once you see how long the recording  
> is and where you're current position is within that recording.  If  
> you hit info again, depending on the theme you're using, you should  
> then see the program title, start and stop times and a program  
> description.  Most of the same info is on there, it's just on two  
> separate screens so you also get more info, like channel, title,  
> description, etc.
> HTH,
> Brad

Feel free to edit your osd theme xml to include the information you'd  
like on either of these screens. It's a lot easier than you might  
think (not coding, just playing with the values in the xml files  
until you get what you want). Another one of the joys of Open Source.

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