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jonsnipes

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universal remote wizard
« on: February 28, 2008, 05:13:05 pm »
i think a very nice feature would be a wizard to setup any remote wit the use or a uirt of some sort..  seems straight forward... press the button you want to use for menu, press the button you want to use for play etc...  then the wizard would capture each code and set it in mce..  i say think as i have trouble getting irrecord to work at the moment..
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Re: universal remote wizard
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2008, 12:12:40 pm »
i think a very nice feature would be a wizard to setup any remote wit the use or a uirt of some sort..  seems straight forward... press the button you want to use for menu, press the button you want to use for play etc...  then the wizard would capture each code and set it in mce..  i say think as i have trouble getting irrecord to work at the moment..

I tend to agree that something like that would make remote's easier to configure/manage... maybe you should create a Mantis feature request for that.

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Re: universal remote wizard
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2008, 07:50:24 pm »
I used SageTV for awhile and they had something like that.  Basically in one of the setup screens you had an option for remote control setup.  You would press a button on your remote and the command would show up in a window, then there would be a list of all possible things you could want to assign that button to.  If you wanted button press '9' to mean '1' or FF button to rewind you could tell it do that..  just a stupid example..  you could assign any key press on the remote to do whatever you wanted it to in SageTV.

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Re: universal remote wizard
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2008, 11:26:48 am »
I used SageTV for awhile and they had something like that.  Basically in one of the setup screens you had an option for remote control setup.  You would press a button on your remote and the command would show up in a window, then there would be a list of all possible things you could want to assign that button to.  If you wanted button press '9' to mean '1' or FF button to rewind you could tell it do that..  just a stupid example..  you could assign any key press on the remote to do whatever you wanted it to in SageTV.

Not stupid at all... sounds like a very simple and easy to use way to configure /setup a remote. I agree something like this is needed in LinuxMCE. Mantis this and set the ball rolling ;-)
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