[mythtv-users] Video Menu

Ken Mandelberg km at mathcs.emory.edu
Sun Jul 5 23:52:34 UTC 2020

mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote on 7/5/20 8:00 AM:
> Subject:
> [mythtv-users] Video Menu
> From:
> Ken Mandelberg <km at mathcs.emory.edu>
> Date:
> 7/4/20, 9:45 PM
> To:
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> I have frontends running on two different machines, both compiled from 
> the same code, and running the same theme. On one if I pick "watch 
> viedo" it goes directly into a screen with a bunch of folders 
> separated by date, and an "all" folder with all the individual videos 
> in a flat display even if they came from a series of episodes from a 
> subdirectory. This is not very usable.
> On the other there is no "watch videos" but a "video" menu item that 
> leads to a bunch of choices "Browse Videos", "Video List" "Video 
> Gallery", "Video Manger", .... I happen to like the Video Gallery, 
> which shows all the Videos  and preserves the hierarchy.
> How do I get the latter menu behavior on the first frontend?

Thanks for the several suggestions in the followups.

It turns out that I needed menu theme "classic" instead of default to 
get the video submenu which include "Video Gallery"

Beyond that I needed the  "M Change View to Browse Filesystem, which is 
the view I had on the other frontend"

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