[vdr] Same key does different things: confusing

Nicolas Huillard nhuillard at e-dition.fr
Sat Aug 27 23:50:49 CEST 2005


The femon plugin has this behaviour, and I am still always caught with 
this "misfeature". I didn't think it was so important to bother anybody, 
but since I'm not alone, I second that report .

Luca Olivetti a écrit :
> This is something that has nagged me for a while, but since I though 
> it's not that important I never complained.
> When there's a submenu open the "Menu" key turns off the menu and the 
> "Back" key goes back to the main menu.
> However if a plugin implements the osd as cOsdObject the same keys do 
> the reverse: the "Menu" key goes back to the main menu and the "Back" 
> key turns off the menu.
> Since conceptually (I mean, that's what the user sees on screen) the 
> plugin osd is a submenu of the main menu (even if it isn't a cOsdMenu 
> derivative) this difference in behaviour is confusing.
> At first I though I did something wrong in my plugins, but then I saw 
> that other plugins do the same (unless their osd is derived from 
> cOsdMenu) I looked at the menu code and it seems that's how things are 
> supposed to work.
> Wouldn't it be possible to change that to make the same key do the same 
> action regardless if the plugin uses cOsdObject or cOsdMenu?

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NH



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