[mythtv-users] Programmable skip on playback

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 16:23:23 UTC 2022

Hoi Mike,

Friday, June 10, 2022, 5:40:00 PM, you wrote:

> 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.)

Somewhere in settings you can set these skips. I have set up and down
to 10 min back and forwards, right to 1 min forwards and left to 10
sec back.

Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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