[mythtv-users] hours to edit channels?

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Wed Apr 13 14:19:56 UTC 2011

On 04/13/2011 08:59 AM, Stephen Otto wrote:
> * Back on topic, we're working on the web setup rewrite and I have been
> * working on the channel editor.  I think it's already a lot more usable
> * and foolproof, but I have a few ideas of how we might make a lot of
> * this more easy to do.  Specifically, I have an idea for a "channels
> * palette" where all the channels from the listings source are pulled in
> * and presented in a context menu, and during scan/channel edit, you can
> * see a momentary screenshot of that channel.  You'd look at the
> * screenshot, right click or open the palette/drawer, find The Disney
> * Channel, and all the relevant fields are populated for you with no
> * manual editing.
> *
> * This is not final product stuff, but you can see the current state of
> * things in the channel editor which I wrote over the weekend:
> *
> * http://www.fecitfacta.com/delconfirm.png
> * http://www.fecitfacta.com/editdetail.png
> * http://www.fecitfacta.com/contextmenu.png
> *
> * A long way from where I want it to be, but it's a start.  I also hope
> * to use have a similarly simple approach to icon choosing.
> *
> * Robert
> Love the improvement in channel editing so far. My biggest pet peeve with
> the channel lineup is having to go back and forth to the SD website and
> download lineups for each tuner. I have three tuners that are all connected
> to the same cable company. The first gets "basic" SD cable only (channels 2
> to 49). The second get all SD channels (PVR150 with SD cable box). The third
> gets all a few SD and all HD (HD-PVR with HD cable box).
> Not sure if there is an easier way today but I currently go to SD and select
> all channels then do the full download, then go back to SD for each tuner
> and do the download for just that tuner. It really make updating for new
> channels a pain and after 15 minutes of staring at their list of channels, I
> am never quite sure if I clicked all the right boxes or not.
> It would be great to be able to go to SD's website and select all the
> channels. Then to go to Mythweb and look at a matrix of tuners and channels
> where I could check boxes for which channels go to with each tuner.
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You can have different card's associated with different line up's.. I 
have 3 line up's defined,one SD (Channel 2-79) and one digital,that is 
associated with my cable box, and one named local digital that pulls in 
my QAM channels for my HDHR...

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