[mythtv-users] Gnome Panel Myth TV status indicator
Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Fri Oct 15 21:28:25 UTC 2010
On 10/14/2010 05:01 PM, Douglas Peale wrote:
> On 10/13/2010 03:00 PM, Douglas Peale wrote:
>> Yet another version.
>> I have changed the display only panel applet to be a button. When clicked on, it will open the mythfrontend.
>> I don't like how I did this yet since I had to enter the absolute path to mythfrontend, and could not let the environment
>> variables determine how to find the executable, but it works. Figuring out how to get it to use the defined search path is a
>> problem for another day.
>> I also changed the way the tooltip is generated. Rather than generating the text for the tool tip, it now is generated only when
>> the mouse is over the applet, and at most once every 10 seconds. I had to enter extra code to make this work as the callback I
>> used to do this does not function the way it is documented to.
> I have fixed the issue with the absolute path. It turns out that there is an alternate version of the function I was calling
> that uses the path.
> I have noticed another issue though. Since I have changed the display only applet into a button, the right mouse button no
> longer brings up the menu. The biggest problem with this is that you can no longer remove the applet from the panel. I will have
> to try and figure out how to fix this.
I found a different way of detecting the mouse click that avoids using the "Button". This method does not interfere with the
So, yet another version.
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