[mythtv-users] Preview Thumbnails

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 24 14:36:01 UTC 2012

On 09/19/2012 01:23 PM, Paul Onley wrote:
> Is there a way to configure the offset in the recording used for 
> thumbnail creation?
> I would like to have the thumbnail generated within the first couple 
> seconds so as to be able to see the tuning information.
> The default offset is frequently in a commercial break on my 
> recordings but the tuning info would let me see specific information 
> such as the station changed what was shown without telling Schedules 
> Direct.


Please read the entire post as it explains exactly why the simplistic 
approach--a single offset value applied to all recordings--won't work.  
It also explains "in the future" direction where we'll go (when I have a 
chance to polish up the patch I've written and push it to MythTV when 
we're not in a feature freeze).


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