I know I should RTFM. Since, vdr appears as a settopbox, it sometimes
makes you lazy into thinking you would get the help from the screen
and not think in Linux/Unix/PC way of checking a man page. Yes I know
I will be getting flack for this. But neither my wife and I bother to
check the pc after vdr works... So perhaps I need to investigate in a
plugin that displays the help. Since this is the entry point to VDR
for ordinary tv viewers. Thanks for that bit of info

On 07/05/2009, Frank Scherthan <t.a.r....@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Theunis, Hi list,
>  Theunis Potgieter schrieb:
> > Well honestly I'm confused. I use vdr 1.6 and when I press down or up
>  > it changes channel only. My vdr never pauses live tv. Mind you I don't
>  > have a pause key either and neither defined. So perhaps this is the
>  > way to for him.
> Why didn't you just read the manual?
>  It is all there! :) It is really great!
>  The point is: keys do different things in differnet environments.
>  In liveview, the "down"- key decreases channel by 1
>  in replay-mode the "down"-key pauses the recording.
>  If you define a pause-key, than this key pauses in replay-mode.
>  In live-view it creates an instant-recording, that is replayed and paused.
>  Before anyone posts to this topic, would you please read the manual?
>  I think this whole thread would not exist, if anyone would have read the
>  manual ;)
>  btw. the manual comes with every copy of VDR and can be read via web in
>  the WIKI:
>  http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/VDR_User's_Manual
>  Frank, who read the manual ;)
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