billn77 at gmail
Dec 17, 2007, 11:24 AM
Post #17 of 17
Correction: in second sentence. not "through lirc", but rather "to Myth"
Re: Make "Yes" default when exiting frontend
[In reply to]
On 12/17/07, Bill Nary <billn77 [at] gmail> wrote:
> I haven't done this, and don't know if it's possible, but is there a way
> to involve a script? With a remote keypress, have it send a /escape key/,
> then a down arrow through lirc. If you were using the Escape key, I guess
> you would have to know what screen you were on.
> I know when creating the script to turn off the monitor with the on/off
> button, the button press is picked up by the system and not by Myth, and
> sends the monitor off command. Could you have the on/off button picked up
> by the system, run a script that sends the System Exit and a down arrow
> command to
> Myth? If you wanted to be really cool, it could check if Myth was running, and if it wasn't, turn off the monitor. Then the whole shutdown would be ON/OFF button, OK button (to select the now highlighted "yes"), then the ON/OFF button again to turn off the monitor.
> On 12/17/07, Mark Oliver <mark_oliver [at] java2000> wrote:
> > Happy Harry wrote:
> > >
> > >>>
> > >>> Is there a way to make the option "Yes" the default when I try to
> > exit
> > >>> mythfrontend with escape? Now I have to press Escape, arrow up and
> > >>> enter to quit. It would be great to only have to press enter to
> > >>> confirm (because Esc already answers "No").
> > Well, I cannot answer the question of how to make the default 'yes,' but
> > I might suggest using the arrow keys to navigate the menu. To exit from
> > the main menu: Left, down, enter (or, in your case, left-up-enter).
> > Pretty simple and practically one motion. Just a thought.
> > mark
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