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Dear Forum,

I am using the Kodi app on my iDevices after having used a Logitech Harmony via CEC from my TV to KODI.
I can't seem to get the smart seek feature (repeated presses on left/right seek +3, +5, +10, +30, ... seconds) to work.
Every time I press the right/left keys in the app Kodi skips only +/-10 seconds.
The ffwd, frev buttons above allow me to fwd with 1x, 2x, 4x, ... speed when I press them repeatedly.
I really loved the smart seek intervals and would like to use this in the app as well.

How can I activate this?

Note: I've checked the "Skip steps" settings in the app's video settings and they are set accordingly. Here the text refers to the "skip" buttons. Are these left/right or does this refer to the ffwd/frev buttons?
"Skip delay" is set to 750ms. Here the text reads "Only applies when using smart skipping". I presume that is what I want? Where can I find the setting to activate "smart skipping"?

Thank you!
Yea also have a Harmony and on Windows 10 i can only goes as far as 4 sec jump using advanced.xml
i do not use delay because i use up down for long jump
<advancedsettings>
<seeksteps>1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10</seeksteps>
</advancedsettings>

My Goal is to go frame by frame for perfect series Screenie, might be chewing over a bit to much
You could add them yourself and bind them to other buttons that work with the RC

<keymap>
<FullscreenVideo>
<keyboard>
<b>Seek(-7)</b>
<n>Seek(15)</n>
</keyboard>
</FullscreenVideo>
</keymap>
(2017-06-02, 21:03)kimkl Wrote: [ -> ]You could add them yourself and bind them to other buttons that work with the RC

<keymap>
<FullscreenVideo>
<keyboard>
<b>Seek(-7)</b>
<n>Seek(15)</n>
</keyboard>
</FullscreenVideo>
</keymap>

Hi kimkl,

and this will then work with the Kodi App? I don't want to use the IR harmony any more because of the long intra-key delays I experienced. The iPhone app is much more responsive here.
Or was your suggestions meant to change something for the Harmony remote?
Can anyone help me? The "problem" still exists? How can I use the KODI iOS remote control app to "smart skip" when I watch a movie?
For clarification I am talking about this feature: Skip_step (wiki)
(2017-10-29, 14:59)cyberschlumpf Wrote: [ -> ]Can anyone help me? The "problem" still exists? How can I use the KODI iOS remote control app to "smart skip" when I watch a movie?
For clarification I am talking about this feature: Skip_step (wiki)

Really no one? Is my question so unusual?
(2017-11-12, 14:45)cyberschlumpf Wrote: [ -> ]
(2017-10-29, 14:59)cyberschlumpf Wrote: [ -> ]Can anyone help me? The "problem" still exists? How can I use the KODI iOS remote control app to "smart skip" when I watch a movie?
For clarification I am talking about this feature: Skip_step (wiki)

Really no one? Is my question so unusual?

I’m looking for exactly the same thing, looks like the official remote got abandoned with last update 2 years agon and such basic thing not working...
Editing advancedsettings.xml in Kodi like this solved at least the problem with too long seek steps with Ios remote app, obviously the remote uses older calls which seem to be undocumented now...:
<advancedsettings version="1">
<video>
<usetimeseeking>true</usetimeseeking>
<timeseekforwardbig>60</timeseekforwardbig>
<timeseekbackwardbig>-60</timeseekbackwardbig>
<timeseekforward>12</timeseekforward>
<timeseekbackward>-7</timeseekbackward>
</video>
</advancedsettings>