Improvement Suggestions (7 Viewers)

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I'm aware of the sorting and grouping, but is it possible to group by say, genre, and then once you click on the "Electronic" genre, show folders for all of the artists in electornic, instead of one huge list of all electronic music?
I'm aware of the sorting and grouping, but is it possible to group by say, genre, and then once you click on the "Electronic"...
I'm thinking about taking a crack at dev for this thing, and the first thing I'd like to see is a better way to sort and group in...
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you can search on the folder allready but not using the mouse. Press F3 while standing on the folder. So all in all it comes down that you need the better mouse support wich is on the todo list.
you can search on the folder allready but not using the mouse. Press F3 while standing on the folder. So all in all it comes...
Hej, I must say this program looks very promising. The problem is I have a Touchscreen which I use to control the program. And I...
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Yea, that would be cool... I have 2 DVD players in my HTPC. Better than DVD Changer ;)
Yea, that would be cool... I have 2 DVD players in my HTPC. Better than DVD Changer ;)
It would be really nice if I could specify what drive that MP would eject when pressing the Eject button. Right now it seems to...
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It would be nice if it was possible to press the Play key when you are in the IMDB info screen to start that movie. Now that I think of it the Y key to add the video to the playlist also might be usefull.
It would be nice if it was possible to press the Play key when you are in the IMDB info screen to start that movie. Now that I...
It would be nice if it was possible to press the Play key when you are in the IMDB info screen to start that movie. Now that I...
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did this go anyhwere? I was thinking about the sms style keyboarding for entering text for searches and whatnot instead of the virtual keyboard, on a remote it would be a LOT faster.
did this go anyhwere? I was thinking about the sms style keyboarding for entering text for searches and whatnot instead of the...
When I am only using the arrows and Enter key to navigate through my music I often have the desire to navigate faster up and down...
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done
done
Is there any way to play all the songs automatically when you first go into 'My Music"? What I want is for it to play with the...
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Doh :lol:
Doh :lol:
I am sure a lot of users still don't use xmltv, and even though you do, should something come up so you can't use xmltv, you can't...
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MP1 MP2 Wakeup from standby DE
How to make MP start up if it is not running? Its hard to do other stuff while MP is running... can MP start by itself in the background if there is a recording to be done?? and then go away after its done? Thx
How to make MP start up if it is not running? Its hard to do other stuff while MP is running... can MP start by itself in the...
If the HTPC, with MediaPortal installed of course, is to take over the place as the new VCR one feature has to be implemented: the...
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MP1 MP2 My News request DE
I'll put this on my to-do list.
I'll put this on my to-do list.
The ability to change the order of RSS feeds. For some reason it keeps putting ESPN at the beginning of the list, I'm not much into...
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Your´re not alone ... Just to give you some feedback. I think it is an important thing, at least for keyboard users. Here is my Feature request as of May, 14th. Hasn´t made it to the ToDo list though. :wink: http://nolanparty.com/mediaportal.sourceforge.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=135 tomtom21000
Your´re not alone ... Just to give you some feedback. I think it is an important thing, at least for keyboard users. Here is...
I oftentimes forget what buttons I have mapped in each window. Is it possible to have a '?' button in the corner of each window...
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I get covers with imdb and ofdb :shock: And I think I'm not the only one. :?:
I get covers with imdb and ofdb :shock: And I think I'm not the only one. :?:
This is sure not for the near future, but maybe someone picks up the idea: There is a german language movie database with over...
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I would like a button similar to the TV on/off button for Timeshifting on/off: (means also a new option in the settings besides Timeshifting at MP start and Timeshifting at entering TV-module) # Most of the times I don´t need it, so it is stressing the system and harddisk # It would be easy to start timeshifting when it is...
I would like a button similar to the TV on/off button for Timeshifting on/off: (means also a new option in the settings besides...
I would like a button similar to the TV on/off button for Timeshifting on/off: (means also a new option in the settings besides...
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is this idea possible or just a pipe dream.
is this idea possible or just a pipe dream.
the greatest car stereo known to mankind (the Empeg), which has a hard drive, has a remote which enables the user to pick another...
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just go config -> key -> Fullscreen TV and change F7/F8 to up/down.
just go config -> key -> Fullscreen TV and change F7/F8 to up/down.
I know it is not the time for new features :) Switching channels via mouse is a bit too complicated: It takes 2 clicks to go...
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may need some tweaking
may need some tweaking
Would be nice to extend the feature to two digit channels like 12, 25 or so. After there was demand for channels up to 1.000 even...
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MP1 MP2 Power management ? DE
I also think of this as a crusial feature of MP, see my link for reference: http://nolanparty.com/mediaportal.sourceforge.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=739
I also think of this as a crusial feature of MP, see my link for reference...
Just thought it would be nice to set the computer's power management policy from MP rather than from the OS. I guess this can be...
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Hehe, let's hold the horses a bit should we :wink: Converting to Xvid/Divx is a science in itself, so converting to mpeg is big enough task in my opinion! But of course you are entitled to requesting it :)
Hehe, let's hold the horses a bit should we :wink: Converting to Xvid/Divx is a science in itself, so converting to mpeg is...
I think it would be a nice feature if you could export the sbe's to standart mpeg fileformat eg. for later converting to Xvid/Divx...
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MP1 MP2 Memory Footprint DE
first, of all does it bother you? do you experience problems due to the high memory usage? I ask this since other ppl noticed the high memory usage before, but they never experienced any problems with it I think .net just allocates memory and only releases it when there is need 2 Besides that, there is a bug in the .net 1.1...
first, of all does it bother you? do you experience problems due to the high memory usage? I ask this since other ppl noticed...
Media player currently uses an incredible amount of memory while running, about 180MBytes on my computer. It would be nice if...
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Usable workaround This has worked for me for tv in OVERLAY mode: 1) go to settings and set any value for overscan, then back to the home screen and exit 2) In the MP install dir, there is now a file, in my case it was called "calibration720x576.xml". Open it, e.g. with notepad 3) Change values in the following keys: <entry...
Usable workaround This has worked for me for tv in OVERLAY mode: 1) go to settings and set any value for overscan, then back to...
I am using a flatpanel monitor as my display (15" iiyama 4:3 LCD), it is actually larger than my current TV screen. In fact, I...
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I'm also keen to have this functionality. And as soon as I can find the appropriate methods in the WMP object, I might just implement it. (I love open source!) Until then : "C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetch:3 /RipAudioCD "%L" replace "%L" with your CD drive letter. Works in Windows media player...
I'm also keen to have this functionality. And as soon as I can find the appropriate methods in the WMP object, I might just...
This feature request involves an addition to 'MyMusic' or a separate plugin for copying CD-Audio and encoding to mp3 (or...
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number 2 and 3 are allready being done. the results r just result you would also get when searching allmusic.com yourself. the step to confirm if it's the correct info is nice.
number 2 and 3 are allready being done. the results r just result you would also get when searching allmusic.com yourself...
O.K. This is how I understand that the album art and info thing works at the moment: I press F3 to get album information. It is...
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Anyone got Sky or Sky+ to be controller via Serial cable...?
Anyone got Sky or Sky+ to be controller via Serial cable...?
It would be really cool if MP could take advantage of using the serial port to change channels when support for cable boxes comes...
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uFreedb was written in VB6 and released under the GPL. I'm pretty sure it supported CDText (and, if not, the author - Jon Zahornacky - sent me some code to use, which I may still have). It might be possible to convert it to VB.net. I'd suggest it may at least be worthwhile finding a copy of the uFreedb source and having a look at it...
uFreedb was written in VB6 and released under the GPL. I'm pretty sure it supported CDText (and, if not, the author - Jon...
I have a lot of burned Music CD´s with compilations or Best of. They are all with CD-Text. Would be nice if Mediaportal could read...
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Really keen to see DVB-T cards working as well. I have an Avermedia DVB-T, shame we dont seem to get DVICO cards here in the UK... :? Please please please can we have support for DVB-T cards??? :)
Really keen to see DVB-T cards working as well. I have an Avermedia DVB-T, shame we dont seem to get DVICO cards here in the UK...
I can't get my digital usb reciever to work with MP and I guess it is not yet supported. Can we expect that to be implemented in a...
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yeah, this should be in. I want to hide some stuff from my girlfriend ;)
yeah, this should be in. I want to hide some stuff from my girlfriend ;)
Hi pin code for a movie folder would be great for some xxx movies my child is´t supose to see
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MP1 MP2 MyRadio request DE
Read through the todo list and didn't see it, otherwise I wouldn't have added it here =)
Read through the todo list and didn't see it, otherwise I wouldn't have added it here =)
Can we have the option added to schedule recording stations in MyRadio. I would love to timeshift certain netradio stations.
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MP1 MP2 To-Do list DE
Hi Goosey, The todo list is in the MediaPortal/docs folder under Programs/Team Mediaportal. It contains the todo Frodo has in mind for the app... Keep posting your ideas, though, as they may get into the list, for future development, or someone else may take up the job and create a plugin..
Hi Goosey, The todo list is in the MediaPortal/docs folder under Programs/Team Mediaportal. It contains the todo Frodo has in...
Someone mentioned a to-do list but I can't see it here, is it possible to add a sticky to this forum to perhaps indicate which of...
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Press B on the keyboard. Thats the STOP action. When using a remote pressing stop will work to.
Press B on the keyboard. Thats the STOP action. When using a remote pressing stop will work to.
Damn annoying if trying to view a Slideshow and stuck with a BluBox on the screen. One Damn Fine program..... Many THanx...
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We can start one by incorporating Cassini into MP and develop C#.Net web pages that can interact directly with our C# code... What I was planning is to create a new type of plugin: Services. That way we can incorporate Web Server, FTP, WebServices, etc... Something I wanted to coordinate with Frodo!
We can start one by incorporating Cassini into MP and develop C#.Net web pages that can interact directly with our C# code... What...
It would be nice to have a web-interface mostly for viewing the TV-guide and recording stuff, but in the future somewhat like...
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MP1 MP2 myTV DE
Yep, that could also be a good solution. Another EPG search example that looks nice is from MythTV: http://mythtv.sourceforge.net/mc/mpf3.png There you go from left to right. In the first table all characters are listed. In the second all matching programs to the selected character and the last lists all occurencies of the...
Yep, that could also be a good solution. Another EPG search example that looks nice is from MythTV...
Since you are currently working on myTV, i don't know if some of my requests are done allready. :) program guide: search option...
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