[mythtv-users] Controlling MythTV with Flirc: Assigning multiple buttons to same key

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 19:49:21 UTC 2017

On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 3:19 PM, Jay Foster <jayf0ster at roadrunner.com> wrote:

> On 10/3/2017 12:13 PM, Ian Evans wrote:
> To my fellow Flirc'ing MythTVers
> Just trying to configure the Flirc  and I'm a little confused as how to
> assign multiple buttons on my remote to the MythTV keybindings using the
> Full Keyboard setup.
> For example, Both the left arrow key and the circular arrow key in Myth
> are "left" but I can only assign the left arrow key on the flirc setup
> keyboard to one button. Or how Pause and Play are both P but again can't
> seem to do that in Flirc.
>  Or am I missing something?
> I had the same issue with the flirc that you are having.  IMHO, it is
> designed backwards.  It should work where you press a key on the remote and
> then assign which keyboard character (key) to use for it.  But I seem to
> recall that the configuration was the other way around (you selected a
> keyboard key and then which remote button to use for it).
> Then again, I might have been doing it wrong.

That's what I'm facing. If I load the Full Keyboard I can only assign one
button to, say, P. But both Pause and play can be P. I know Flirc is
supposed to be easier than ir-keytables but unless I'm missing something
terribly simple, I'm stalled.
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