[mythtv-users] 0.25 Music

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Mar 21 16:17:00 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 02:24:43PM +0000, David Watkins wrote:
> > OK so educate me tell me how it should work? Keep in mind I can do the
> > test case of jumping from ABBA to Meatloaf on my system takes 4 key
> > presses with a keyboard attached and 26 using the remote
> Two options I've seen which would reduce those 26 key presses to something saner
> 1)  Like the address book on my mobile phone.  If I press '1' once
> then it jumps to the first name beginning with 'A'  pressing it again
> take me to the B's and again to the C's.  Pressing '2' takes me to the
> 'D's, E's etc.
> 2)  Like an IPOD.  After a couple of seconds of scrolling through the
> list normally then a big 'A' pops up and from then on you are
> scrolling straight through the letters of the alphabet, and you stop
> when you get to the letter you want.

   Or you could just use the old genre->artist->album approach that a wide 
array of other media players employ.

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