[mythtv-users] arrow keys

norman norman at littletank.org
Sun Jun 10 18:56:05 UTC 2007


On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 18:27 +0100, John Pilkington wrote:
> Nick Morrott wrote:
> > On 10/06/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> >> On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 16:56 +0100, Nick Morrott wrote:
> >>> On 10/06/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> >>>> As a matter of information if I Archive files under Find Files to
> >>>> Archive which are neither recordings or video what is one able to do
> >>>> with them?
> >>> For other video files it can convert to DVD-compliant video and allow
> >>> you to burn them to DVD, or allow you to archive them to a file for
> >>> subsequent reimporting. I does't touch other files - the README states
> >>> it's only for video files.
> >> Into which category do .mpeg files fall?
> > 
> > Regular video files if they've been found by MythVideo (Video Manager).
> > 
> I don't have the detailed knowledge of Mytharchive that Paul and Nick 
> have, but I think it is fair to say that if you want to do things with 
> videos that *aren't* Mythrecordings, and you want to do it in Myth, then 
> you need to install Mythvideo.  Then Myth will recognise their existence 
> and allow you to watch them, apply cutlists, transfer to DVD, etc... 
> You can do this outside Myth too, say with Xine and K3b, but life would 
> probably be easier with Mythvideo installed.
> 
> If I'm wrong about this anyone is free to say so :-)

I have installed Mythvideo and, of course, I was able to do what you
suggested many hours ago. The files I had were recognised and appeared
in the list. All I have to do now is work out how to access and use
them.

Norman



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