[mythtv-users] MythWeb Listings - Display Full Day's Data using horizontal scroll bar

Marc Randolph mrand at pobox.com
Wed Jun 24 13:51:25 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:

> On 06/24/2009 08:14 AM, Marc Randolph wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 7:25 PM, Tortise wrote:
>>> I am interested in making this change.
>>> A good example of this working is at
>>> http://thomson.tivo.googlepages.com/higuide.htm although it does not
>>> scroll the whole day,
>>> which would be my preference.  Opening scrolled to the current time would
>>> also be nice, I am not so sure if that can be coded so
>>> easily though.
>>> A quick searching around suggests there is not much written about this,
>>> is
>>> this ability already built in or where do I need to
>>> start?
>>> I typically use a 1920 wide display, to display a days data could require
>>> three times that width or more....  I generally hate
>>> scroll bars but here they are preferable IMHO, especially as the forward
>>> and back arrows do not stay in constant places.
>>>  While I agree that it is slightly annoying that it doesn't display more
>> than
>> just 3 hours horizontally (I'd like to see a few more hours), is that
>> perhaps a trade-off vs. the performance that it takes to generate and/or
>> render 300 or more lines worth of listings for those 3 hours?  8x the
>> number
>> of hours would perhaps mean an 8x slow down?  And to be honest, 24 hours
>> of
>> listings seems like an overkill to me.
> MythWeb settings under TV.
> Note, though, that the Timeslot size, Number of timeslots, and Group
> timeslots every values have constraints on them.  If you use wrong values,
> it won't do what you want--i.e. it will show a bunch of empty boxes (without
> any title/description) or it will be extremely slow.  Feel free to
> experiment or read the code to find the constraints.
> Mike

Awesome.  Is there any limit to Myth's configurability? :-)

Thanks for pointing that out,

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