[mythtv-users] Missing 'transcoded' widget in MythCenter-wide

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 16:57:02 UTC 2022

On 12/02/2022 16:04, David Hampton via mythtv-users wrote:
> On Sat, 2022-02-12 at 14:58 +0000, John Pilkington wrote:
>> For years my cutting script has been setting the 'transcoded' flag.
>> ISTR that it was important for UPnP playback.  But the MythCenter-
>> wide
>> theme has a commented-out section intended to display the transcoded
>> status, there's no transcoded.png in 'themes' and my attempts to get
>> something to show on screen haven't worked.  Perhaps it was removed
>> in a
>> clutter purge, or because it wasn't thought important.  Does anybody
>> know?
> I looked at the git logs, and it was added to the code in a commented
> out state in 2010.
> I'm guessing you already tried un-commenting the "transcoded" state in
> recordings-ui.xml and adding a transcoded.png file.  I think you also
> need to add a couple of lines near the end of PlaybackBox::ItemLoaded
> in programs/mythfrontend/playbackbox.cpp that look like this:
>          uint flags = pginfo->GetProgramFlags();
>          if (flags & FL_TRANSCODED)
>              item->DisplayState("transcoded", "flags");
> Totally untested.
> David

OK, thanks for the pointer.  Yes, I had tried editing the xml file, and 
suspected that something else was required.   Maybe I'll try a patch, 

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