[mythtv] Ticket 13135: Previously recorded

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sat Oct 21 20:55:06 UTC 2017

On 21/10/17 20:53, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 10/21/2017 01:10 PM, John Pilkington wrote:
>> Peter: Thanks for your reply.  Let me try again.
>> The three areas at the top of the frontend programme guide show the 
>> title, subtitle and description for the programme in the selection 
>> box. In my case they come from eit.  I haven't yet found the code that 
>> puts them there, but obviously I can write them down or even try to 
>> remember them before pressing Go (E, M, Space, Enter ... can all lead 
>> there).
>> I thought the code might be able to do that and add some of that info, 
>> perhaps just below the 'title', on the results screen.  That screen 
>> can now show (and allow searches on) similar stuff read from 
>> oldrecorded for any recording with a title that matches. When 
>> recordings are recycled details may differ.
>> I don't want to labour the point; perhaps it doesn't work like that.
>> John
> If you select a program in the guide and then select "Previously 
> Recorded" from the menu it goes into the Previously Recorded list 
> filtered on that title. I think it should also switch to "title" search 
> because you may not realize it if you see the list of dates.
> Is that what you are trying to do? If no let me know what you are trying 
> to achieve.
> Peter

Yes, I see all that on screen.  I just thought it might be useful, and 
perhaps easy, to have a more detailed on-screen reminder of what is on 
offer 'now' to help me decide whether it /might/ be a match for a 
recording made earlier. :-)


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