[vdr] [PATCH] Extra remote control keys

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Mon Mar 20 21:00:42 CET 2006

I demand that Peter Juszack may or may not have written...

> Darren Salt wrote:
>> The attached patches provide support for three keys found on some remote
>> controls such as the A415 (supplied with various current Hauppauge cards).

>> The keys are "repeat", "skip" and "previous channel". The last of these is
>> obvious; the other two duplicate the functions of the yellow and green
>> buttons during recording playback.

>> (If the first two are accepted, I'll apply the third one to xine-lib CVS.)

> I also wrote a patch for at least  the 'repeat' and 'skip' key. 

You've used them differently, I see; only the naming is incompatible, AFAICT.
"Previous" and "Next" does seem more appropriate.

> Previous Channel I assigned to a user key and connected it to zaphistory
> plugin in keymacros.conf.

Not a problem, but it's a distinct VDR function a^\nd, since there's a key
for it on some (common?) remote controls, I think that it deserves a VDR key
code for itself.

The * and # keys don't, though; their placement on that remote control makes
them suitable for use as duplicate OK and Back buttons.

(I see that that remote control is described as "ergonomic". R808 - the older
grey/black one - has a better layout...)

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