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Post by R2-D2 »

Nimbus wrote:Does anyone know why these keys work with the RemoteExtender TAP, but not the [Re] Remote Extender patch?
Yes, because the TAP invented those short codes. There's a short mapping between the codes here as well as more detailed info in EMJB's Toppy Key Handling doc.
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Post by Nimbus »

Thanks R2.

I've actually already tried both these numbers for the various keys but neither seem to work when I have [Re] applied.

For example, I have the Exit key as 0x105 although I'm using the RE TAP. I can't get on the Toppy right now, but this how I have it in my current ini file.
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Post by R2-D2 »

If it's interpreting param2 at all (which it has to be, if those codes work when the RemoteExtender TAP is running) then it could easily be doing some "validation" first.
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Infoview Flickers

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When changing channel the info box flickers a few times before it disappears.

I've got a 5810 with infoview 1.7. No other TAPS are running.

Any help much appreciated.

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Post by DefineByte »

I've had it do that before. Have you tried changing the load order of your TAPs (I'm assuming you have more than one)?
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DefineByte wrote:I've had it do that before. Have you tried changing the load order of your TAPs (I'm assuming you have more than one)?
Only that TAP installed, have removed the others to check if there was a conflict.
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Try 1.3.1

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I was using just the standard built in info box for quite a while, but it's mostly nonsense now - random characters or info about a program from a different time of day.

I decided to try Info Box again. 1.7 seemed to work, but only when changing channels. It didn't open when I pressed the i button.

The most recent one before that one which I've kept is 1.3.1, so I put that one on. It seems fine, so far.

I'm not sure if there's an archive of older versions of taps. If someone wants the file, maybe to add to one, let me know.
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Post by ccs »

I doubt you'll get any takers, the last post on this thread was nearly 10 years ago.

Still, you never know.
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Post by Andy2No »

Yes, I'm aware of that, ccs.

As the Toppy gets older, changes to the broadcasting standards will cause more and more problems with using it. At some point, it probably won't be usable any more. This is a solution to one of those problems.

I didn't feel the need for it, last year. I definitely didn't ten years ago. Now, I find it useful.

It's quite likely no one will find this thread, who needs to, but I happened to find it while looking for a solution to the problem, so I posted my findings here.

I don't subscribe to the "This thread is old, start a new one" philosophy. Keeping related ideas together is a lot more useful.
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Post by jimi »

Do you use use MyStuff ? or just the native Toppy interface
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TAPs: PcControl B1.4; Extend v1.7; EPG2MEI v0.96; SecCache (UK) v0.4; EIT Sub (Game) v0.6; Font Manager 1.0d; MHEG On/Off A3; (MyInfo B5.6); PruneEPG 1.0; MyStuff 6.6;
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Post by Andy2No »

I've never tried MyStuff. I find the native interface, with a few TAPs added, is fine.

I don't really see the point in loading it down with more software than I need to, especially as all the extra channels that keep getting added put more demands on memory - at least until I delete most of them.

UKAS (UK Auto Search) is the main thing that makes it work, for me, and QuckJump for ad skipping. TAP Commander is useful too. So if Channel Remover.

I use EPG Navigator, Power Manager, Line Bar and Automove too, but I could live without those.

I also use Remote Extender, which I guess I need, but I've forgotten which TAPs it's important for.
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Re: Try 1.3.1

Post by jimi »

The reason I ask is because you don't get this problem
Andy2No wrote:I was using just the standard built in info box for quite a while, but it's mostly nonsense now - random characters or info about a program from a different time of day.
with MyStuff as it provides a replacement info box which works perfectly. The difference between MyStuff and the native interface is night and day I can't imagine living with the toppy interface on a day to day basis after using MyStuff
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