[mythtv-users] Programmable skip on playback

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Jun 10 15:40:00 UTC 2022

On 09/06/2022 06:33, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Jun 2022 16:23:15 +1200, you wrote:
>> On Wed, 8 Jun 2022 19:49:52 -0700, you wrote:
>>> For a couple of shows I record, the commercial detector fails so I have to
>>> manually skip them. The commercial breaks are always a fixed length like
>>> 300 sec. For the standard forward skip (right arrow) of 30 sec that's 10
>>> keypresses. Is there a way to define some other custom key to skip forward
>>> 300 sec?
>> You can just type 1 0 and then the right arrow.  Typing a number in
>> front of an arrow key repeats that action the specified number of
>> times.
> Oops, no that is wrong.  Type 3 then right arrow to go 3 minutes.
You don't even have to do that. For my remote, Down Program Arrow in Playback mode moves exactly 5 
minutes. I use it all time.

(Up Program Arrow moves you back a big chunk, but I haven't measured it.)


Mike Perkins

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