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Guide Option: Display Channel Numbers

Discussion in 'TiVo Suggestion Avenue' started by JoeKustra, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra Cable only TCF Club

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    Since there is an option to show or hide channel logos, which turns off the call letters or network name, how about doing the same for channel numbers. Who needs channel numbers anymore? Sure, some people only know numbers, but they can learn. At least it could be an option.
     
  2. Mikeguy

    Mikeguy Well-Known Member

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    Fine as an option. But as an OTA guy, I typically use channel numbers, not station call names or network names (including because there may be multiple channels for a station/network).
     
  3. JoeKustra

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    That's cool. I have logos off anyhow. I just thought it could be an option.
     
  4. Mikeguy

    Mikeguy Well-Known Member

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    I think options are great. Especially when the TiVo box doesn't re-set them. ;)
     
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  5. TonyD79

    TonyD79 Well-Known Member

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    As an option, fine but I would never use it. I have about 10 channels that all have the PBS logo.
     
  6. mattyro7878

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    How would you go directly to a channel? Bring up the guide every time? If I'm watching CBS and I want to go to BBC America,I can enter the Chanel number instead of scrolling thru 7 pages of guide
     
  7. JoeKustra

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    My guide has 21 channels. Those are Favorites. If I select My Channels, the number grows to 50 but I seldom do that. If I select All Channels it would be 440 since that shows channels I don't receive. I find the numbers, being lower on the remote, less easy to use than the guide button with arrows or channel up/down and select.
     

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