[vdr] Entering main menu with svdrpsend

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Tue Apr 9 10:01:18 CEST 2013

On 09.04.2013 09:53, Teemu Suikki wrote:
> Hi!
> I might be overlooking something really simple, but I can't figure
> this out myself. :)
> I'm trying to send "red" button to the LoadEPG plugin, to cancel the
> scan. In theory, this is just:
> svdrpsend hitk Menu 9 Red
> (9 is the Loadepg mainmenu entry number)..
> However, the above fails if there is a message on screen, in that case
> it will start recording channel 9, which is not good. :)
> This "works":
> svdrpsend hitk Back Back Back Back Back Menu 9 Red
> But if you are in playback mode, it will cancel the playback. Probably
> also some other situations where this fails.
> So, is there a 100% sure way to enter main menu?

I'm afraid not, because HITK just does exactly what hitting the
respective key on the remote control would do.

But you could try

   PLUG loadepg main
   HITK red

which should open the plugin's main menu.


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