[mythtv-users] Old notebook with touchscreen ... make it "mythable" ?

Mark J. Small msmall at eastlink.ca
Tue Oct 9 14:24:52 UTC 2007

On October 9, 2007, George Galt wrote:
> Matt:
> Having tried this before, I've discovered that the main issue with
> Myth on a touchscreen is that there generally are few navigation
> buttons on the screen.  I built a kpanel applet a while back that
> provides left, right, up, down, enter and esc buttons using the telnet
> interface (thanks Chris!!), but you then have to run Myth in a window
> and not full screen (a little distracting, but it works).
> What would need to happen to make Myth more touchscreen friendly is to
> create some means by which a navigation window could pop up so that
> you could use the screen to navigate.  I'm not sure how to do it,
> though there is an on-screen keyboard that can be called at certain
> points.  This might provide a framework on which to build something.
> I've got my hands full right now, so I won't be able to look into this
> for a while.

Or have an option to use a mouse with myth, and have it hide when vids are 


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