[mythtv-users] 0.22 annoyances

Clay nt4usb at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 31 00:15:35 UTC 2009

> From: Ben Woodhouse <ben32768 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] 0.22 annoyances
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 2:06 PM
> On 12/30/2009, 10:06 AM, "Michael
> T. Dean" <mtdean[at]thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> >And, remember there's both a "seek" button (default 30s
> forward (Right) 
> >and (the useless) 5s backwards (Left) 
> Sorry just to clarify, I'm referring to the seek
> forward/back buttons, which on my set are set to 30 and 10
> seconds. 
> >You probably shouldn't be using the skip forward button
> held down. 
> >(Sure, it would be nice if it worked--patches
> appreciated--but I doubt 
> >/anyone/ has ever really tested it that way). Instead,
> if you want to 
> >keep moving quickly through the show, use sticky fast
> forward (>) or 
> >sticky rewind (<). 
> I don't really accept that I shouldn't be using it like
> that. I've tried the sticky ffwd, and I do use it
> occasionally, but I find holding the seek/jump forward much
> more efficient for skipping quickly through a show. It
> worked fine for a number of years until it broke in 0.22. 
> >but I doubt /anyone/ has ever really tested it that
> way).
> Fortunately now someone has :-) (although I find it hard to
> believe I'm the only one)

My skip and jump are set 20 seconds and one minute. 
If I need to go farther than a couple minutes, entering the number(s) on the remote then hit the skip button gets me there.


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