[mythtv-users] [0.26] Mythvideo Jump Ahead does not always work

Joey Morris rjmorris at nc.rr.com
Wed Nov 21 12:57:31 UTC 2012

"Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 07:39:19AM -0500:
> On 11/21/2012 05:40 AM, Günter wrote:
> >I am rather new to Mythtv. This behavior took me 6 hours to figure out what
> >was going on and that I cannot cure to have normal jump. It is undocumented
> >in the wiki keybinding section. I thought it is a misbehavior in Lirc. As
> >Lirc isn't the easiest beast. Having undocumented features is a pest.
> >
> >For what I like mythtv most is it very fast skipping, which I like in 1
> >minute intervals, skipping through a complete movie takes 5-10 seconds,
> >great. Chapter Jumps are useless ! It even jumps back sometimes instead of
> >forward, once more it is useless.
> >
> >Hope to get normal jump ahead behavior also for media sources with chapter
> >information.
> Eventually, I'll unroll all the "overloaded" key bindings (those
> where rather than add a new action for a new action we just reused
> an unrelated action) so that users can define each action
> specifically (but those who want can just map the action to the
> unrelated binding).  I have the plan for how to do it, but just need
> to make the time.

In the meantime, you can jump forward/back by entering the number of
minutes on the keypad and then pressing the right or left arrow
button. It's not as convenient as a single keypress, obviously.
However, it's a nice feature to have, even when the jump ahead/back
keys are available.

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