[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

Johnny jarpublic at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 15:40:38 UTC 2009

> +1. It is maddeningly annoying to have to change something on the fifth page
> of Playback Settings, then try playing something, only to discover you need
> to go back and tweak the settings again.
> I would also like to see the abolition of the "you have to go through all
> ten pages of settings and click on Finish before any of your changes will
> take effect" paradigm. This method is good when you want to make a whole
> bunch of changes at once, but not when you want to quickly change one thing
> and get back to where you were.
> In an ideal UI, I should be able to get to the page I want, change
> something, hit a Save button, and have it immediately return to whatever
> task I was previously doing.

+10 to both of these suggestions. Getting straight to the settings
from the context and then being able to immediately save without
cycling through the whole group of pages would vastly improve the
usability. In particular for all of the playback settings (e.g.
deciding which deinterlacer to use).

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