[mythtv-users] Watch Recordings interface

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 13:59:37 UTC 2007

On 1/3/07, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> I know this is going to sound strange, but how hard would it be to
> modify the "Watch Recordings" page to behave in a way similar to a
> Tivo?  My wife keeps telling me that she loves the folder interface of
> the Tivo, and that the MythTV one is confusing to her (although, she
> adds that it is possible that it just might take some time to get used
> to the MythTV interface) and, more than likely, it will be confusing to
> the kids (my take on it is that they will figure it out faster than her.
> :) ).
> What she was asking for was really two different things:
> Is is possible to have the list on the left of all of the recordings
> (the show name) be scroll-able with the item at the top of the list
> being the first one highlighted?
> Is it possible to just list the show names, with "selecting" them
> bringing the user to a new window with a listing of just the episodes of
> that particular show?
> I'm guessing the latter is less likely, but I really don't know what is
> do-able.  So far, MythTV has been so versatile that I am fearful of
> saying "No, it can't do that."

I don't really see the difference between having the folders at the
top of the list or on the left side of the screen? You can even have
the Watch Recordings screen start in the show list!

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