[mythtv-users] Couple of issues in Myth TOT.
eric_weiss at mac.com
Thu May 25 03:04:32 UTC 2006
Thanks for the super quick responses, Tom and Isaac!
On May 24, 2006, at 7:51 PM, Tom Lichti wrote:
> Eric Weiss wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm not sure if this list of mythtv-dev would be more appropriate to
>> ask question about running mythtv out of ToT, but I'll try here and
>> apologize in advance if I'm wrong.
>> 1) There is this crossfade effect that happens transitioning between
>> top-level menu sets (ie the main menu, and all of the submenus you
>> get to from there. The effect is quite pretty, but happens
>> slowly. Like, it takes about 15 seconds to completely fade the menu
>> menu into the Media Library section. Same is true for all of the
>> others. This happens with all of the themes we've tried. This makes
>> browsing the UI anything but smooth, which is a shame. Is this a
>> known issue? The rest of the interface is quite smooth and we didn't
>> see this in .19, so I doubt this is a "hardware too slow" issue.
> This is the ThemePainter otion. If your video card doesn't support
> OpenGL, then it will be very slow, as you've seen. The fix is to
> to the qt painter. You can do it via command line:
> mythfrontend -O *ThemePainter*=qt
> or under the Setup | Appearance screen, Paint Engine. Or you can
> the database directly.
Awesome! I'll be in working this evening and will see if disabling
the OpenGL painter will do what we want. That would be positively
wonderful if it fixed everything up for us.
>> 2) There are a number of areas where cursor nav/clicking is not yet
>> supported. Specifically, it would be really great for such support
>> exist in the TV Guide, since it is a nice big grid, and selecting an
>> arbitrary location is a big part of what out input device attempts to
>> make easy. Is support for selecting a listing from the guide going
>> exist any time soon?
> Can't help with that one...
Darn. Oh well, wishful thinking :-).
Thanks again for the help. I'll be writing back a couple more
questions in the near future. Thanks for your time!
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