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Subject: Re: my touchscreen button brain dump

Re: my touchscreen button brain dump

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 21:00:09 -0700

2009/5/24 Maurus Cuelenaere <>:
> Jonathan Gordon schreef:
>> Getting this written down so I dont forget and figure I may as well
>> try and get some comments at the same time.
>> I just came to the amazing conclusion that the set time and date
>> screen is utterly unusable without the remote on a touchscreen, and
>> 80% of the screen is wasted.
> I think I altered that behaviour so it changed to grid mode when entering
> and reverted back to the original mode when leaving the screen?

OH, I didnt even think of the grid mode for that screen :p

> I like the last idea where themers can choose where to place buttons etc.
> Are you thinking of assigning 'actions' to specific buttons here or
> specifying a fixed amount of buttons per screen and leave it to the themer
> to state the coordinates etc. for each button?
> I suppose this should be a merge with FS#8799 then?

I tihnk it would be easiest to just have a mechanism where every
ACTION_* define can be "hooked up" in any screen, but of course, only
the ones the screen actually uses would make sense for themers to
use... the thinking here is to simplify adding this to the current
As for 8799, I'm not sure how these would work together. I guess it
could work...
Received on 2009-05-25

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