[mythtv-users] Key binding issue

Vito Corti cdp1802 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 11:43:13 UTC 2011

On 15 Jul 2011 at 0:45, C E wrote:

> I have a key binding issue. I think I know the cause, but I don't have
> the skills to figure out how to fix it.
> I know that keybingings are hard-coded, but I don't know where or how
> how to get a list of those hard-coded bindings. Presumably this means
> that the hard coded keybinding is the default if another binding is
> not defined. I also know about the easy way of changing keybindings
> through MythWeb. This has worked generally pretty well, but the
> listing in MythWeb is incomplete because there is at least one thing I
> cannot change.
> I have 'Backspace' mapped to the same functionality as 'ESC' in all
> the possible locations in the MythWeb listing. But there are
> situations where only 'ESC' will work to back out of a screen. For
> example, while highlighting a recording, pressing 'I' brings up the
> info screen. The only way to back out of this screen is to hit 'ESC'.
> This is annoying because I have a mini-keyboard (Logitech denovo mini)
> and 'ESC' is actually requires two key press (Fn+Tab).
> Thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.
> Cnidus

I have run into the same problem and solved it by following the 
instructions on


to assign the 'stop' button (the one with the white square) in the 
top row to 'Esc'.

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