[mythtv] Popup choices
dan at milkcarton.com
Mon Mar 24 20:41:57 EST 2003
I for one would like this. As long as some of the standard keys don't
change. IE R still records, and M (?) still brings up the EPG. I, like
you don't have enough buttons on my remote to activate all the functions
Michael Kedl wrote:
>Just something I've been thinking of and thinking of coding.
>How does this sound?
>Use a button on the remote to bring up a popup menu (slides on nicely or just appears).
>The menu has different choices based on where you are (context sensitive).
>In viewing recorded shows it could have: Delete, Rename, etc.
>In live tv mode it could have: Closed captioning on/off, Record Now, EPG, etc.
>In music mode it could have the standard music choices. (appears over the visualizations)
>In slideshow mode it can have the slideshow button, time adjustments, etc.
>That way you don't need as menu individual keys for those of us that have run out of keys on their remotes.
>You need one more called "menu" :-) but then you don't need a lot of the others mapped on
>the remote since things will be in the menu.
>I've played a bit using a virtual keyboard to do this trying to figure out if it was
>What do you guys think? Is there an easy way to do this system wide? or is the virtual keyboard
>the best since it will easyish to make it independent of the existing code?
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