[vdr] Feature Request: send keys first to skins, while display

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Wed Mar 22 18:45:20 CET 2006


Patrick Fischer wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger schrieb:
> 
>> The skin's sole
>> function is to _display_ things - it doesn't implement
>> any actual functionality.
> 
> 
> But in some cases it could be great if the skin can handle that a "left" 
> key should taken as the key down. There are lots of capabilities if the 
> skin will know which key was pressed and if the skin can change the 
> pressed key.
> 
> Example:
> 
> old List:
> 1)*
> 2)*
> 3)*
> 
> new kind of List: (maybe Icons of the Channels)
> 1)* 2)* 3)*
> 4)* 5)* 6)*
> 7)* 8)* 9)*
> 
> In the second list the user can't navigate. If the User press "right" 
> then the pointer will jump to 4). If the User will press "down" the 
> pointer will move to 2)
> 
> I hope you will understand what I mean. if not I can send you an example 
> Plugin/Skin.

Such functionality would have to be built into the cOsdMenu
class, the skin would just have to display it.

But that will have to wait until way into version 1.5.x - there
are lots of more important things ;-)

Klaus



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