[mythtv-users] Turning off guide genre text

Steven Ellis steven at openmedia.co.nz
Mon Nov 2 05:17:04 UTC 2009

On Fri, October 16, 2009 7:27 am, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/15/2009 09:50 AM, Peter Lord wrote:
>> I've noticed with recent 0.22-trunk/0.22-fixes builds that its not
>> possible to
>> disable the text genre display.
> This is now controlled by the theme.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythUI_Theme_Development#The_guidegrid_widget
> , specifically <showcategories> .
>>   With it turned off or on, I always get the
>> genre displayed.
>> Is this a bug ?
> The continued existence of the setting is.  :)  Thanks for finding it.
> I'll remove it.

So is there any way of disabling the genre text other than editing the
theme. I find that on a CRT display the addition of the genre text makes
the EPG screen "too busy" and prefer the values to be disabled.


Steven Ellis - Technical Director
OpenMedia Limited - The Home of myPVR
email   - steven at openmedia.co.nz
website - http://www.openmedia.co.nz

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