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

Warpme warpme at o2.pl
Tue Jul 3 19:45:05 UTC 2012

On 7/3/12 7:05 PM, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Menu_theme_development_guide
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Jump_points
> 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.
> Jim
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Big Thx !

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