New GUI

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  1. JerryMeeker

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    30Slip. I have never used 30Skip. To refresh my memory, how do you select one or the other? And does 30Skip work on the new GUI?
     
  2. jimmie57

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    Go to Search, type in 30SKIP and it will change.
     
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  3. Rich

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    The top picture has no Progress Bar that I can see. I think that's the 24? The bottom picture has a new PB because it's on a Genie. If I am correct that's what you should see on a 24 when you hit the 30 second click button. No Progress Bar. That is what I would like to see when I click the 30 second click on the 44...no Progress Bar. There is a difference and it's pretty clear when you compare a 24 to a 44 and the way the Progress Bar is treated when you click forward.

    That's all I want to see. I would have been comfortable with the Black Shroud on the 44 if I could have clicked forward and the PB (and the Black Shroud) wasn't there. Just like on a 24. They got it right on the two tuner HRs, why can't they fix that simple thing?

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    Ahh, that's why you don't understand what I want...

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  5. JerryMeeker

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    You would be wrong, both pictures are of the HR24. As you can see, there is not much difference between the HR24 PB and the current PB I see on my HR54. I will try the 30Skip on both boxes, but I am sure you are correct.
     
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  6. jones_hdtv

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    I hate to bust your bubble about recording issues, I got the new release Tuesday evening and still have missing recordings. See attached pictures. HR 24.jpg HR 44.jpg
     
  7. compnurd

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    Which box actually has the recordings?
     
  8. jones_hdtv

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    HR 24...
     
  9. JerryMeeker

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    I have enabled 30SKIP on both the HR54 and the HR24. When skipping, the PB is suppressed on the HR24, but displayed on the HR54. I understand why you are asking for, and apologize for the initial misunderstanding.
     
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  10. compnurd

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    I would reboot the 24
     
  11. b4pjoe

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    Doesn't for me. With the playlist open all 0 does is change the sort order of the playlist. What I want to be able to do is to change the setting to only view the local playlist (of the hr54) or to view all playlists. That is not possible with a C61K mini with the hr54. I understand that setting is available on the C61K if you have an HS17.
     
  12. jones_hdtv

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    I rebooted the hr24 and still have missing recordings. Note that the missing recording now is Thursday.
    The pictures from yesterday, the missing recording was Monday.
     

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  13. Rich

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    Understood. That one simple change would make me very happy and I'd be able to use the 44 for sports. I'll surely try the updated Progress Bar today. Haven't used the 44 since I got the update.

    BTW, I really appreciate the apology. Most of the time we don't see any follow up such as yours. Kudos!

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  14. Bill Broderick

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    When I recorded the Duke vs Florida State game today and it appeared as its own line item in the playlist, I thought that they had fixed the problem of grouping sports into a folder with the teams from the most recent game as the folder title.

    But then I recorded the Gonzaga vs San Francisco game and learned that this issue still exists.

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    I recorded the Colts-Chiefs and Cowboys-Rams games yesterday on two HRs. The recordings did gather in one folder/box but at least each game identified which HR recorded it. First time that's happened in a long time. I got to use the new Progress Bar for the first time and I was pleased. Yeah, it could be better, the black background should be removed...and the PB shouldn't show up when we click forward. But I think it's a hell of a lot better than the Black Shroud. I wasn't annoyed, first time I've used my 44 that I wasn't annoyed in a long time. Somebody said the new PB was the same size as the Black Shroud, that's laughable.

    I watched both games on two HRs. The 44 and a 24-200. I saw no pixies, I had no audio drops. It was like watching a streaming program, damn near as perfect as we're gonna see.

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  16. GordonGekko

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    The play/progress bar does have a smaller footprint but it is positioned or centered even more accurately to block scoreboards and news headlines. Also the shroud at least got more transparent as it moved closer to the edge, this progress bar box is the same nearly 100 percent opaque level in its entire area.

    Because of the drop off in fast forward quality from Directv Tivo to Genie, I use 30 second skip primarily for the NFL and NBA, so the progress bar is tolerable, annoying but not that much of an issue.

    However if you like to fast forward through cable news programs and financial programs, well that is where the nonsensical progress bar has a greater impact.
     
  17. Rich

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    I get that. But it didn't annoy me yesterday and, for me, that's a big thing. Yes, the black background should be taken down. Biggest thing they can do for me is make the PB on the Genies work as the PB on the 24s work. Fix that and I'm good with the GUI.

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  18. GordonGekko

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    I understand and I realize that many people don't care about the progress bar, hopefully because the black shade serves no purpose they will find the time and energy to change it but I'm aware that this all comes down to a corporation's priorities.

    At the very least one would figure Directv/AT&T would strive to be the best and it is not as if they lack feedback on this GUI.
     
  19. Rich

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    Be nice if they did that. I see no reason to think that's gonna happen unless they lose so many subs they have to make a better effort to keep what they have. Motivation would help.

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  20. mrknowitall526

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    I was in a hotel over the weekend and the TV had a Genie remote, but the GUI was the old GUI still. I know hotel setups are quite different, but this kind of surprised me. I didn't Snoop around to see what the box model was, though... And the settings menu was blocked.

    It was odd, and had a weird channel line up with random things missing here and there... But yet had HBO.

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