[mythtv-users] Best method to call jumppoint from theme

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 17:05:42 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 8:20 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 07/03/2012 10:27 AM, warpme wrote:
>> Hi *
>> What is best method to call particular jumppoint from theme screen entry ?
>> I want to create in "Library" theme screen item called "Radio" and let
>> selecting it calls "Play Radio" jumpoint.
>> So far my idea is to map key to this jumppoint, map shell script to theme
>> item, and next call this shell script to issue mapped key to mythfrontend
>> Is there easier way to do this ?
> Jump point are coded into MythTV, not specified by (or dynamically created
> based on) the menu theme entries.  The only way to add a new jump point is
> to modify the code.

I wonder if warpme is asking about the JUMP action in menu themes:

In a nutshell, copying .../share/mythtv/themes/defaultmenu/library.xml
into $HOME/.mythtv/ and then modifying it to add a <button> entry with
a particular JUMP action.


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