[vdr] Beviour of menu key in 1.3.38

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Jan 10 17:28:40 CET 2006


Udo Richter wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>> There has been a lot of fuss about "the Menu key doesn't behave 
>> consistently"
>> in the past. Since IMO there is only _one_ way it can behave 
>> consistently,
>> it now opens the main menu if the OSD is empty, and closes whatever is 
>> on the OSD if it isn't.
> 
> 
> On a second thought... (oh noooooo...)
> 
> Its now consistent for fullscreen OSD, like closing OSDTeletext and 
> similar screen filling uses, but has some side effects I didn't thought 
> of before, as this is also true for small osds that only cover small 
> parts of the screen, like subtitles, the channel info, and the replay 
> (cut marks) display.
> Mostly this is probably a matter of getting used to it, but especially 
> always-on osds like subtitles can now stop you from opening the menu, if 
> they re-open their osd too fast. I have no really good idea how to 
> handle these cases.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Udo

An integrated solution for subtitles will come in version 1.5.x.

For everything else I believe the current behavior is the only
consistent way. Anything else would again open non-consistency
discussions.

Sure, if you're used to the old way, the new way may need some
getting used to (same here ;-). But I'm sure that's only temporary ;-)

Klaus



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