[mythtv-users] Questions about new features

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 25 06:27:22 UTC 2006

On 09/24/06 23:31, Robin Smith wrote:

>So, I upgraded two Myth 0.20 (SVN in fact) and have a couple of
>questions about some new features (they weren't in the 0.19 I just
>came from on Gentoo).
>You now have the ability to mark some recordings as "Watched". Can
>anyone elaborate on what this is used for. Other than a pair of
>googley eyes at the bottom of the Watch Recordings screen, does it do
>anything "special" or is it just informational?
So it's autoexpired at higher priority.

>In the Time Stretch menu entry, the top choice in the menu is now
>"Toggle" which seems to make playback switch to 1.5X. What is the
>intention of this?
>I use timestretch a fair bit (usually 1.1 or 1.15) if I want to watch
>things like the Daily Show or Daily Planet. I used to hit "Edit" then
>arrow up, arrow up, arrow right, arrow right, then I'd be in "Adjust"
>mode where I could pick the amount of speed-up I wanted. It became an
>auto-pilot thing which I now have to unlearn as I end up selecting
>Toggle and things go turbo speed. What is the intention of toggle?
To turn timestretch on or off (reversing its current state).

> Can
>I set what my default toggle value is?

> If I can slow it down to 1.1X
>as a default setting, then toggle will save me some clicks.
Still can save those clicks--playgroups.

>If this info is posted somewhere else, let me know, but I couldn;t
>find it on MythTV.org or the Wiki
In the -dev and -commits lists--which is why SVN users are 
e(xpect)ncouraged to subscribe to and read those lists.


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