[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Nov 3 23:43:36 UTC 2009

On 11/03/2009 06:40 PM, Anthony Zawacki wrote:
> On 11/03/2009 04:07 PM, Robert McNamara wrote:
>> - Program Guide-
>> Display Genre Colors (theme controlled)
>> Display Channel Icons (theme controlled)
>> Display live preview of recordings (will be theme controlled)
> Many things are listed as theme controlled.  Does this imply that 
> themes may have additional configuration screens as well?  In 
> particular, the first thing I do is disable the live preview as I find 
> it distracting...  But theme controlled seems to imply that either 
> themes will have configuration (which I truly doubt) or that quite a 
> few configuration options will be decided by the theme author and not 
> be changed...

Decided by the theme author.  Changed by editing theme XML or changing 

>> Always display closed captioning or subtitles (when turned on during
>> playback, set the default, as any television would)
>> Prefer EIA-708 over EIA-608 captions (true, allow toggle during
>> playback if both available and save last used)
> I'm not sure I understand what this means...  I have the always 
> display set to true.  Does this mean that if I am watching a show, and 
> then turn on captions, it stays on all of the time for all future 
> recordings until I turn it off again?  This would work just fine, but 
> I am just making sure we understand these couple of settings. 



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