[mythtv-users] Question about Closed Captioning

Brian L. Walter blwalter at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 23:45:02 UTC 2007

Andreas wrote:
> Le Dienstag, 18. September 2007, Brian Walter a écrit :
>> Greetings,
>> Where does Myth get the indication of closed captions?  Is it from the
>> stream itself, for from the guide?
> If you refer to the CC indicator in the frontend, that information comes 
> from the database, which in turn gets it from the tv listings source you 
> are using.
>> I'm trying to track down why CC seems to work sometimes, and not other
>> times.  Almost all programs indicate that they have CC, but, sometimes I
>> can get CC and sometimes not.  When toggling 'T', it will say CC 1
>> on...but...no captions.
> For recordings made with ivtv cards: If you use mythtranscode to, say, cut 
> out the commercials,  the vbi stream containing the closed captions does 
> not 'survive' the transcoding process.
Transcoding in general? Or just transcoding to change the file in some 
way, I.E. remove comercials?

Thanks!  It's begining to make sense now:)


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