[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 4 21:03:19 UTC 2009
On 11/04/2009 03:57 PM, Rod Smith wrote:
> Oh, one thing I completely forgot: Through at least 0.21, the arrow keys
> sometimes behave very strangely. Most commonly, the left and right arrow key
> functions are reversed or just plain weird when moving between button options
> at the bottom of certain screens. For instance, go to the Setup->General
> setup screen. The "Next" button, in the lower-right corner, is highlighted.
> Pressing the right-arrow key moves to "Cancel," in the lower-left corner,
> which is sensible (assuming wrapping). Pressing right-arrow again jumps the
> highlight up to the "Hostname" field at the *TOP* of the screen. (I'd
> normally expect it to go to the "Back" button, to the left of the "Next"
> button.) This isn't an isolated issue; most of the configuration screens, and
> many others, do similar unintuitive things.
> This is all very weird and confusing, but it's something that long-time MythTV
> users (myself included) tend to overlook, since we're so accustomed to the
> bizarre way it works. Perhaps it's already been addressed in 0.22. If so, I
> apologize for wasting time bringing it up; but I thought it would be best to
> mention it in case this problem still exists.
Fortunately, that's all non-themed/Qt widgets in setup, so it will be
addressed when settings are mythui'ed. :)
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