[mythtv-users] Closed caption problems

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jun 28 22:58:53 UTC 2009

On 06/28/2009 06:29 PM, Thomas Mørch wrote:
> I have a couple of problems with closed captions on my FE. I'm 
> receiving digital mpeg2 streams.
> First problem is that the letters in the cc extend above the black 
> bars, and the second line gets the top cut of the letters. Is there a 
> place where I can specify the size/Height of the fonts used?
> Next problem that I see, is that the cc isn't consistent all the time, 
> skipping lot's of texts, or delaying them. what can cause this?
> Both problems decreases the WAF here in the house, so if someone can 
> give me a couple of hints....

Assuming you're in the US, the EIA-708 (ATSC) caption support in Myth 
still needs some work.  In the interim, you can use EIA-608 captions.  
Change the button you have mapped to TOGGLECC (by default T) to TOGGLECC608.


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