Shorten "play" info pop up time?

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Shorten "play" info pop up time?

Post by mathog » Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:28 am

On the transition from "pause" to "play" (or rewind or fast forward to play) while watching a recording some information text will appear, which includes the word "play", and which covers a large part of the image. It hangs around for 4 or 5 seconds. Is there some way to configure the frontend to reduce this interval to 1 (or better yet, 0) seconds? Typically we are not interested in any of the information provided in this overlay, it just blocks parts of the screen we would rather be looking at. It is also usually pretty obvious that one is in "play" mode since the video will be, well, playing.

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Re: Shorten "play" info pop up time?

Post by dnalorernst » Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:00 pm

This is unusual.
Please post the version of mythtv, the selected theme and it's version.
Furthermore, please post the OS and the version you are using.
Do you use Wayland or X11?
In a terminal, please post the output of

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echo $XDG_SESSION_TYPE
Does it also occur on other themes?
Do you use settings for visual impaired persons, like zoom etc..?
We need definitely more information, maybe a screenshot?

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Re: Shorten "play" info pop up time?

Post by paulh » Sun Nov 21, 2021 4:51 pm

You'd have to hack the code to modify the OSD timeouts since they are currently hard coded.
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Re: Shorten "play" info pop up time?

Post by heyted » Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:30 am

If you don't mind pressing another key, hit Esc to make it disappear faster.
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Re: Shorten "play" info pop up time?

Post by mathog » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:37 am

This is 30.0+fixes on Ubuntu 18.04.1. There is no keyboard, just a remote. In any case, hitting another key isn't a great solution.

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Re: Shorten "play" info pop up time?

Post by mathog » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:44 am

Is there a way to modify the style? If 99% of what pops up was removed, and it just said "play" in a little box that would probably be good enough, or if the whole thing could be scaled down into some tiny rectangle, since either way it wouldn't obscure the screen.

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