[mythtv-users] Question about DVD navigation

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Tue Oct 18 18:10:15 UTC 2011

On 18/10/11 18:31, Mark Kendall wrote:
> On 18 October 2011 17:54, John Pilkington<J.Pilk at tesco.net>  wrote:
>> When I use MythArchive I usually use the MythCenter-Animated theme
>> because I find this has fewest problems with the Myth video player; but
>> it's not well suited for discs with a large number of short tracks for
>> infant viewing. The 'Simple' theme will play such tracks in sequence and
>> will by default insert Chapter markers at 5-minute intervals in each.
>> I've only been able to move these (to distinguish between tracks that
>> all start the same) by editing the created dvdauthor.xml file.
>> After doing that I have a disc that plays continuously or can be stepped
>> forward and back in my stand-alone players and in vlc (using
>> shift/B,N,O,P), but I have not been able to find any way of doing this
>> in the internal player.
>> PageUp and PageDown claim to be  Previous Chapter and Next Title
>> respectively but don't deliver.  The menu/navigation option seems to
>> need menu pages.  Am I missing something?
> If you bring up the Menu->Navigation - do you see Chapter and then a
> list of chapters to select?
> regards
> Mark

No.  Menu > navigate offers root, title and chapter options but all fall 
through to the start of the first track.


John P

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