[vdr] Beviour of menu key in 1.3.38

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Jan 10 18:30:45 CET 2006


Wolfgang Rohdewald wrote:
> On Dienstag 10 Januar 2006 17:28, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>>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 ;-)
> 
> 
> this new behaviour makes the number of key presses to get into
> the menu unpredictable. It can always happen that some message
> is displayed just before you press Menu. If that happens you
> have to press it a second time.
> 
> So now you have to check on screen whether the key press really
> did what you wanted it to do.
> 
> The new behaviour is good for the muggle plugin - the Menu key
> is the preferred way to leave it.
> 
> 
> I think this would also be quite consistent:
> 
> If the OSD covers less than half of the screen (so if either
> the upper or the lower part of the screen is without OSD),
> the Menu key shows the main menu.
> 
> Otherwise it clears the OSD.

I can already see people counting pixels and arguing whether
this or that menu actually covered more than half of the screen ;-)

Klaus



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