[mythtv-users] Flag to allow channel change script to know whether you're watching Live TV?

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Jan 14 16:03:28 UTC 2011

On 14/01/11 08:58, Michael PARKER wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, Virgin Media here in the UK have
> seen fit to produce an OSD that requires different keypresses depending upon
> the onscreen element i.e. there isn't a universal "exit" button. Most screens
> respond to "TV" but others require an "OK" button press. Sending a
> combination of both codes could exit one element only to open another, hence
> my desire to detect what's actually on screen before sending the "correct"
> button press.
...and in case anyone suggests it, sending 'TV' when there's no menu or OSD on 
the screen will display the OSD. Yes, this damn button, as well as being a 
sure-fire means of escaping out of any menu, is also a toggle button :(


Mike Perkins

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