[mythtv] [PATCH] Add help text to audio device selection
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Sun Jun 27 07:37:46 EDT 2004
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> One thing I've been thinking of is also how better to utilize the
> Recording Groups and it kinds fits in with your concern. I've always
> felt it odd that recording groups hold the Menu button slot since that
> button seems very "prominent" to me for such a small list of options.
> I've tried to come up with a good UI method of showing the current
> recording group and utilizing a left/right arrow method of changing
> groups but it never seems to work right in my head. My other thought
> has been to map the TOGGLERECORD button to cycle through the recording
> groups similar to how the button cycles through the recording methods
> in the EPG. In all honesty, the "/" button would be more appropriate
> to mirror the favorites functionality of the EPG but I don't have that
> mapped on my remote so it also seems odd to me.
If TOGGLERECORD did anything in that window one would expect it would
bring up the recording options.
> But say we did have the group cycling on a button instead of MENU,
> this would allow us to use both the MENU and INFO buttons to hold what
> is now flowing over into two screens of menus from INFO.
And would force someone like me to wade through a LOT of groups one at a
> This would alleviate your concern over two screens of menus, albeit,
> it would be two menus but the functions could be logically grouped so
> that items on the Advanced menu fall to the MENU button with the items
> most used now left on the INFO button where people expect them.
INFO is for item specific things MENU is for screen wide things (i.e.
INFO has options that only apply to one recording, MENU has things that
apply to all). Changing it on this screen would break the consistency
we're trying for.
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