[vdr] Suggestion: Keep staying in submenu after execute a command

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Sep 19 18:52:52 CEST 2005

Christoph Hermanns wrote:
> Hi @all,
> On my vdr, i have configured several commands in reccmds.conf and  
> commands.conf file.
> But in some cases it is necessary to execute two or three commands in  
> sequence.
> It is a little bit laboriously/troublesomely when executing the 1.st  
> command the vdr jumps out of
> the reccmds menu back to live picture (without osd menu) and when i 
> want  to execute the 2.nd command i have
> to go into the reccmds submenu again (with at least 2 keypresses on my  
> remote, and 3 keypresses without the recording menu on
> a separate remote key).
> I would like to welcome that after execting a command the vdr stays in 
> the  submenu for quickly
> executing a second or third command. For users who like the old 
> behaviour  it would be nice to
> have configureable setup option to choose one of the behaviour.
> How did other users and you Klaus think about this ?

If your external command produces some output, that text
will be presented in a subwindow, and when you leave that
window (just press Ok) you're back in the command menu.


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