[mythtv-users] Fast Forward with sound
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Oct 12 03:17:58 UTC 2006
On 10/11/06 20:58, Sergei Gerasenko wrote:
>Awesome. Thanks for the pointers!
>>Not sure what you mean by cycle.
>Well, on a TiVo remote control pressing the forward button 3 times sets
>the fast forward speed to x, y and z respectively. If you press it the
>4th time, the speed will be x again. The same applies to the rewind
>button. It also seems that the speeds are the same in both directions.
I think that's the way Myth works, too. If you hit FFWD when you're at
the fastest speed (180x by default) I think you will change to the
slowest FFWD speed (3x by default). You probably never noticed because
there are 8 speeds by default (so you'd have to hit FFWD 9 times to
wrap), but with the information in the links above, you can change it to
Also, note that Myth has a setting (in the frontend settings under
General on the page "Seeking"):
Reverse direction in fast forward/rewind
If enabled, pressing the sticky rewind key in fast forward mode switches
to rewind mode, and vice versa. If disabled, it will decrease the
current speed or switch to play mode if the speed can't be decreased
By default, that setting is true, so if you disable it, hitting FFWD
will take you to x, y, then z (and beyond depending on the configuration
discussed in the links above). Then, to slow down, you can push rewind
and go to y then x and then normal playback. With this approach, you
can think of it as a dial with two controls: FFWD->turns clockwise = up
and REW->turns counter-clockwise = down.
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