[mythtv-users] Over scan hides left edge of setup screens

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sat Mar 22 22:41:28 UTC 2014

On 22/03/14 20:25, Dick Steffens wrote:
> Weeks ago I wrote about how my Panasonic TV doesn't have a way to turn
> off over scan. The best recommendation from this group was to choose the
> TV mode it does provide that works best and go with that. I am happy
> with that for watching TV programs and videos. For HD programming I us
> the Full setting, and for SD programming I use the Zoom setting. I don't
> miss what I'm not seeing around the edges.
> The place where I have a problem is on the non-TV or video screens.
> Often there is necessary content off to the left, and sometimes off to
> the right, top, or bottom. The screens where it's most noticeable are
> the ones where I click on check boxes to include or exclude channels
> from my Favorites. I have to count as I click up or down to know which
> line I'm on. And, when I select one from the left most column, I just
> have to trust that I got it right. (I miss counted the other day and
> turned off a channel I wanted and turned on one that I didn't.)
> Is there some other way to access and modify the list of channels to be
> included in Favorites, other than from the setup screen in the front end?
Does mythfrontend --geometry 720x480 help?  Or perhaps 600x400+64+64? 
(as a temporary setting)

See mythfrontend --help

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