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V key will do it.
I'm worried if they look blurred to you, though.
How big is your screen? How is your vision generally?
If YouView were to consider removing this tag from the programme title, then maybe they could add it to programme information instead. Just a thought
The program title is, essentially, an arbitrary text string, and as a developer, I would be very reluctant to hard-code interpretation of such arbitrary data (i.e. looking for "New:" at the beginning of the string).
However, as a text string, it could include line-breaks as hints to the receiver regarding layout. In this way, multi-line friendly display formats like the tiles could show multi-line titles in the way the content provider suggests:
Sherlock Holmes [LB]
- the lost list option
And for single-line formats (EPG, lists, etc), the line-breaks can be ignored:
New: Sherlock Holmes - the lost list option
I suspect most existing text renderers which have not been explicitly coded for multiline would ignore non-printable characters anyway, so such change in content titles might well be backwards-compatible.
(Note for programmers: [LB] is an abstract notion; whether the implementation is CR, LF, CRLF, HTML <BR> or whatever the actual character is).
a couple of changes but on the whole not enough in my opinion. This feels like a buggy beta release.
It is clear from the forums that functionallity in old software has been left out and following comments here and elsewhere people are not happy.
"if it ain't broke ..." and all that.
With youview recorders one way to cancel this functionality is to delete the series schedule and then recreate it. After doing that its memory of what not to record will have been cleared and it will then try to record the old episodes again if they have the same series CRID.
Wayne, it would be good if you would post which series are double recording. There are a few of us on this forum who can look at feeview's epg metadata which the youview box uses for programmes that are received via the aerial.
It implements its design brief, in program code, extremely faithfully.
You can take issue with the design brief, if you like :-)
New TV experience away from YOUVIEW arrives on Tuesday :-)
Pressing down alone in a list view is far easier. Only one button to press.
If that is what you call buggy, then the M25 is buggy :-)
We await your Wednesday A/B between whatever you are buying and your YouView box with bated breath.
I'm just thankful that the systems analysts didn't specify tiles for the programme guide! Clearly they realised that a list is better.
so this is a bug/performance issue.
My Plan B while Youview sort out the new platform is SKY HD service (not SKYQ) and i have also sourced a humax retail box which has the pre-tiles update (will use this for back room -disconnected from Internet so it cannot update); I use my amazon stick for streaming and Netflix.
I will follow the Youview progress and I genuinely hope the platform improves for all it user base.
The funny thing about the EPG is that it is two-dimensional (channel and time) and so more like the tiles than anything else in CurrentGen ever was.
But nobody ever complained about having to go along and down, instead of just down.
Strange that - but I guess when there is really only one way to present certain information, it seems both natural and unavoidable.
Whereas when it is used to present Recordings and Schedules, all hell breaks loose.
The presentation of the tiles in 27.50.0 is certainly better than it was previously in NextGen, and I daresay there are improvements to come.
But with 27.50.0 out there, it may be time for the 'bring back lists' brigade to stop and think if that is really, unavoidably, what they need, or if there aren't just a few more tweaks that will make the tiles a perfectly acceptable alternative presentation?
I appreciate that in 27.50.0 they attempted to make the tiles more like a list, but why even try and make tiles like a list, why not JUST HAVE A LIST!
Everyone has had tiles for a while now, and the vast majority of feedback is still to return to the functionality that was purchased; so the calling for lists is not a prejucdicial one.
If I had wanted a clunky infantile interface, I would have bought one - the product I now have is not the product I bought. I want my purchase product returned to me.
As if 27.50.0 was not bad enough in terms of an interface, when attempting to naviagte the tiles (for the first minute of the tiles page being up) the delay between a button push and the cursor moving can be as long as 8 seconds - typically 3 seconds.
Yes, I have tried resets, checking the internet connection / speed etc etc.
The only way I can now make my box usable is to unplug it from the internet - I only wish I had done this before YouView stole my original software. And that's what it is - theft.
It is absolutely unforgivable that this appauling buggy retrograde interface has been rolled out when we once enjoyed probably the best interface that the market offered.
YouView, you should be ashamed.
The day before the update the navigation speed was normal, as soon as the update happened, the navigation became virtually unusable.
I notice that if you select the tiles page and then wait for 1 minute, the speed of navigation after the minute has elapsed is acceptable.
Samsung tried that tiled interface in 2013-4 on their Freeview PVR/Blu-ray Player and everyone hated it!
I also think consideration should be made to what happens to blank tiles when a programme recorded no longer has internet thumbnails available or the box is not connected to the Internet, as it leaves old recordings showing a blank thumbnail, which is why I suggested an interface where a blank tile would no longer be an issue, because it wouldn't have to show a tile (much like the old YouView recordings library approach to thumbnails).
Also noticed that clicking between Guide - Players&Apps - MyTv - Settings can be slow, particularly between Players&Apps to MyTv. Again, remove internet and all delay goes away.