[mythtv-users] Mythtv feature

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 13:15:20 UTC 2021

On 6/17/21 1:36 PM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:53:49 +0100, you wrote:
>> Would it be possible to have a list of programs watched recently? Maybe
>> this exists in a new version but I think it would be handy to see what you
>> started watching a week or 2  ago so I can finish it.. as I'm always
>> forgetting !!
>> Al
> I solved that problem for my mother by adding an event script that
> logs the start playing, pause, stop playing and delete recordings
> events.  But that is not very user friendly.  It works best if you
> know the approximate time when you were watching, so it works well to
> tell you what you were watching last, which is what my mother needs.
> With some work, a more complex event script could look up the database
> and create a more user friendly list from the raw data available from
> an event call.  That could be presented in various ways, such as
> having it as a web page.

FWIW Leanfront has a recently viewed list that is configurable. I use it 
all the time to keep track of what I am watching.



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