[mythtv-users] edit mode on recordings questions

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 10:40:01 UTC 2021

On 30/12/2021 02:22, George Bingham wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using mythtv v31.0+fixes from 11/08.
> I have recently been switching around themes. I am usually on 
> Functionality 31.0, but occasionally switch to Mythcenter-Wide 1.7, and 
> noticed again when I am in edit mode on a recording, that there seems to 
> be an extra graphic, above the graphic that shows where commercial edits 
> & cuts are, that looks kinda like a sound-wave graphic.
> Is that what it is?   Have not been convinced lately, and not sure if it 
> works as intended. It may not show up until you back it up by one 
> keyframe or more from a cutpoint.  What is it supposed to represent?  
>   Also if you position the pointer one or more keyframes ahead (i.e. 
> opposite of backing up through a non-cut area) it doesn't change - at 
> least on my setup.
> If I back up a few keyframes again, it will update again once I pass the 
> point I was at previously.
> Does anyone know what I'm typing about? I could include a screenshot of 
> what I'm describing, but I forget exactly how to include pictures 
> without using attachments. You may need to use the mythcenter-wide theme 
> to ever even see what I'm trying to describe.
> Just hoping for an explanation, and maybe confirmation of what it 
> represents, and how it can be helpful when making edits.
> Thanks,
> -- George

It's the AudioOutputGraph (AOG) and, as you say, it doesn't really work 
as claimed.  I tried to make it more useful but eventually gave up.


Since then there have been a few minor tweaks relating to data overflow, 
but I'm not aware of anything more.

John P

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