[mythtv-users] .22 Missing menu - Key right

Jay Broussard jaybroussard at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 22:05:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com>wrote:

> Hit INFO (i).  The arrow key accelerators were removed because right/left
>>> only work for vertical lists and since Myth can now have vertical or
>>> horizontal lists...
>>> Mike
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>>>  I personally hate the horizontal lists and would gladly do without those
>> themes to get back the right arrow menu. This is easily the biggest foobar
>> in .22 Is there a patch to restore that function. I used the mythbuntu theme
>> exclusively and would have no problem deleting graphite and the other
>> horizontal themes. The WAF for those themes is 0. My acceptance factor for
>> them is also 0. They are crowded, hard to read and ugly!!!! Right now WAF
>> still quite low in general since she can no longer easily delete recordings.
>> The I key is not bound to anything on the remote and there are no keys left
>> to be assigned to that function so its impossible to delete a recording.
>> This is a major hassle since our station frequently changes the programming
>> to a local event and never sends in an update to the tv guide providers so
>> we end up recording something other than the desired program. The only
>> option then is to delete and allow to record again. Then it will catch the
>> west coast timeslot and rerecord. Of course, thats impossible with the
>> remote so she needs to go into the computer closet and switch the keyboard
>> to the myth computer to hit the i key and can then go back into the living
>> room and use the remote to navigate. A totally foobar setup.
>> William
> Unfortunately for you, a lot of users DO like the horizontal themes.
> Why not set up mythweb for such management tasks? Surely it doesn't happen
> so often that you NEED to be able to do it without ever leaving your chair.
I can understand William's point, if not his delivery.  Are you saying you
never delete a recording from the Watch Recording menu?

Personally, I think the guy should just consider investing in a better
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