[vdr] Minor bug in channel list (affects 1.4 and previous versions)

Pasi Juppo pasi.juppo at iki.fi
Mon Jun 26 19:14:02 CEST 2006

Udo Richter wrote:
> Pasi Juppo wrote:
>> Noticed minor bug in channel list when I added more groups to the list.
>> When the group name is the next line after the last one on the screen it
>> is not shown in the next page. One way to see the group name is to
>> scroll the list backwards till the group because it is not in the same
>> position anymore (this depends on the number of the channels in the
>> list).
> When moving down, the cursor jumps over the group separator, so it moves
> 2 lines. After that, VDR realizes that the current line is off-screen
> and moves the visible range so that the current line is first (scroll
> pages enabled) or last (scroll pages disabled) line.
> You can see the group line by using page jump (left/right key) or by
> disabling scroll pages.
> The scrolling code has to handle many strange special cases, and the
> last fix around 1.3.26 took some time to settle. The current code isn't
> flawless, but it works. Its not easy to get it working in all strange
> cases.

As I wrote, those "hidden" groups can be seen but not without tricks. I
don't think that was intended purpose of the groups in the channel list.
This is minor bug but something that should be fixed someday.

Br, Pasi

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