[mythtv-users] Overloading the JUMPPREV and PREVCHAN key bindings

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 01:39:35 UTC 2006

On 10/22/06, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> Now, my request: See the PREV CH remote button? I've, naturally, bound
> it to TV Playback|PREVCHAN. I'd also like to bind TV Playback|JUMPPREV
> to the same button because the Jump to Recording function in
> recording-playback mode doesn't appear in Live TV, and Live TV's
> previous-channel function doesn't appear in recording-playback
> mode. This could be done either by permitting the two bindings to
> share the same key, or by getting rid of one and having the other act
> as both functions depending on the context. (PREVCHAN should probably
> be the survivor in the latter case because it's been around a lot
> longer, and I'll bet a lot more people have keys and buttons bound to
> PREVCHAN than to JUMPPREV.)  Heck, I'd bet that even a single SQL
> command to manually set the two bindings and thus bypass the
> safeguards built into MythControl would work.

Take a look at my posting with the subject "KeyBinding sub-context
patch".  It might accomplish what you want.


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