[mythtv] Key mapping for BOOKMARK

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 14:08:48 UTC 2018

On 03/15/2018 01:56 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> I'd prefer the approach that changes SELECT to no longer have anything 
> to do with bookmarks and, instead, change SELECT to do something far 
> more commonly-used--like, for example, bring up your navigation OSD 
> (which, BTW, thank you for working on that--it is/was something on my 
> TODO list***), since navigation is something that is very commonly 
> done during playback.  You're welcome to do it the other way, but--if 
> I ever get a chance to make time to work on MythTV code, again--I 
> would likely eventually remove the SELECT stuff and the setting and 
> just use the SET_/TOGGLE_BOOKMARK actions.
> Also, we have been working to remove all of the settings that are just 
> key bindings in the wrong place--settings that change the way a key 
> works--and making all approaches available through different key 
> bindings to give more configurability (and discoverability) for 
> users.  (At least more discoverable from the standpoint that a user 
> should assume the answer to the question, "How do I modify how my keys 
> work?" should be, "Through key bindings," and not, "Through settings."**)
> And I think since you're adding the bookmark functionality to the nav 
> menu, it covers the "discoverable for new users, even if the default 
> key list is empty" case.
> Thanks for all the work you're doing on MythTV--and for helping to 
> pare down my TODO list by doing things I had hoped to one day do, like 
> the nav OSD. :)
> Mike
Hi Mike

See  https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/13234#comment:19 . I think that 
does everything the way you are recommending. Let me know if you see 
anything wrong there.


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