[mythtv-users] MythMusic - Is there a simple way to just tell it to play an album?
chrislewis915 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 23:02:02 UTC 2012
For me the ability to search using the letters on my remote keypad would be
great. Select artists then it would be like old school text messages to
Press A once for A, twice for B, thrice for C etc etc
On 8 November 2012 22:57, Paul Harrison <mythtv at sky.com> wrote:
> On 08/11/12 06:57, Paul Onley wrote:
>> Ha Ha. I said sensible idea :) You can browse the directory tree and add
>> Would it be possible to add the ability to navigate the tree in 10%
>> increments with the number keys like the previous mythmusic did.
> I added back that feature to my fork sometime ago
> I've pinged Stuart Morgan a couple of times about it but I don't believe I
> got a reply from him.
> Alternatively, If you want to get creative go with a binary search, each
>> keypress splits the previous chunk in half. One down goes to the middle
>> with half the list above and half below, one up splits the chunk above in
>> half and goes to the middle, one down splits the chunk below in half and
>> goes to the middle.... This approach would allow navigation to any location
>> within a list of 10,000 entries in less than 15 presses of the up and down
>> arrows on the remote.
> Its a clever idea but do you think most MythTV users will know what a
> binary search is? It would just confuse the hell out of most people. I've
> got a similar number of tracks to you and using the button list search I
> can usually find the artist I'm looking for in 6 or 7 keypresses (2 of
> those are to open and close the search popup) so I win :).
> Paul O
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