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Possible to Edit Macros for MX-500?
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Post 1 made on Saturday October 6, 2007 at 19:18
revjim
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To all,

Because I recently switched to a DVI-based DVD player, I need to modify an existing Macro that is assigned to my DVD device button for my MX-500. Is this possible? In other words, can I edit the existing macro or do I have to erase the existing macro and create a brand new macro, which switches to a DVI input.

If it is not possible to edit an existing macro, is it possible to review the steps of an existing macro? The reason why I ask this is that it has been a long time since I originally programmed the DVD device macro and I don't know if I could re-create it if I have to enter in a new macro (modified to work with the DVI-based device).

Thanks in advance!
Post 2 made on Sunday October 7, 2007 at 12:40
8ate8
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One of the advantages of owning a PC-programmed remote. Unfortunately, no, you'll have to redo your macro from scratch and there is no way of seeing what was programmed in the macro.
Post 3 made on Sunday October 7, 2007 at 23:24
GregoriusM
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That's why it is always good to write down the steps in each of your macros on paper so if you do need to make a change, you know what is happening, the length of your pauses, etc. and can more easily redo the macro.

Edit: Obviously showing my age.... I'm sure writing the macro steps in a word processor or on your PDA would be good too! ;-)
When ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise.


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