[mythtv-users] The best, coolest cases ... please weigh in ...
mythtv at guiplot.com
Fri Oct 10 04:20:04 UTC 2008
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 10:44 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org
> <mailto:beww at beww.org>> wrote:
> It's sad, for all the time I spent getting LIRC and my remote
> working, I
> never use it. I leave the small Gyration KB on the table next to my
> Laz-Z-Boy and wind up using it.
> The remote is basically for guests, who seem more comfortable with it
> than with a keyboard, and the functions you need the KB for
> haven't been
> thought of by most of my guests :-)
> But a lot of people like the remote interface, and a lot of people
> resist using a keyboard. Isn't it great that Myth gives you the
> I'm new to mythtv and the one thing I noticed was that using the user
> interface with a remote would seem to be... well ... what's the right
> word... tedious? For instance, when I'm scheduling a show from the
> program guide, the default setting is 'do not record this show' or
> something like that. To access the drop down, you need a key press
> followed by a multiple button presses to make a selection. On other
> products with similar functionality, the default is 'record this
> showing' with an added menu item for 'do nothing/don't record'.
> Essentially, it would be a lot less button presses to achieve a
> similar function. Don't take that as a complaint by any means - I
> had always intended to use a keyboard/mouse for my setup, so it's a
> non-issue for me at least.
I do most of my scheduling via Mythweb from the other computer but have
no trouble using the remote, too.
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