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Re: Prevent Black Screen or Timeout

"belltown" wrote:
Any Unicode character that can be represented in 16 bits should work, even on legacy Rokus, even if it requires 3 UTF-8 octets. Just don't try using something like the Pile of Poo character, which takes up 32 bits. This is not a problem since you shouldn't need a pile of poo when you have an alarm clock to wake you up.

How about NUL (Lit_%00), will that do it? Seem most appropriate for doing nothing.
Or will it make Roku expire?
PS. Holy Lit_%F0%9F%92%A9, Batman!
Lit_%10 launches Rdio
Lit_%13 launches Netflix
Lit_%14 launches Pandora
Lit_%15 launches Crackle
Lit_%1a launches VUDU
Lit_%1c navigate to Channel Store
Lit_%1d navigate to MGo
Lit_%1e launches Amazon
Lit_%1f launches Blockbuster
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Re: Prevent Black Screen or Timeout

"EnTerr" wrote:

How about NUL (Lit_%00), will that do it? Seem most appropriate for doing nothing.
Or will it make Roku expire?
PS. Holy Lit_%F0%9F%92%A9, Batman!
Lit_%10 launches Rdio
Lit_%13 launches Netflix
Lit_%14 launches Pandora
Lit_%15 launches Crackle
Lit_%1a launches VUDU
Lit_%1c navigate to Channel Store
Lit_%1d navigate to MGo
Lit_%1e launches Amazon
Lit_%1f launches Blockbuster


ECP keypress processing of character codes less than 0x20 (space) is a bug that was introduced in the firmware awhile back.
It's been fixed in ongoing/future firmware releases, so don't rely on that for any functionality.
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Re: Prevent Black Screen or Timeout

"RokuKC" wrote:
ECP keypress processing of character codes less than 0x20 (space) is a bug that was introduced in the firmware awhile back.
It's been fixed in ongoing/future firmware releases, so don't rely on that for any functionality.

Aha!
I remember years ago i tried the control characters and there were no such side effects, hence i was baffled yesterday. It being transient feature explains it.
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