[mythtv-users] Programmable skip on playback
Hika van den Hoven
hikavdh at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 10:27:56 UTC 2022
Sunday, June 12, 2022, 8:07:35 AM, you wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2022, 10:03 AM Mike Perkins
> <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
> On 10/06/2022 16:40, Mike Perkins 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
>>> 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.)
> I think I confused myself, if not the readership. The remote is a floor away and my fingers just
> know where to go after all this time. The buttons I'm talking
> about are PgUp and PgDn, of course.
> Mike Perkins
> Thanks for the suggestions all. The number multiplier for the
> arrow keys is very helpful. I went hunting in the front end
> settings to see if I could change the skip interval, but could only
> find something that mapped keys to commands. If someone knows where to find it please let me know.
I've been looking for where I set this too and I can't find it either.
I know I set it, because it works and I can remember thinking about
what skip intervals to set. But it was years ago. I'll keep looking
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