Leanback menu button should not exit the app


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In Leanback, pressing the Menu button in any state exits the app and loses all of your searches. This completely breaks with the UI-design of Boxee where in most places pressing Menu will dismiss the controls on the screen. I realize that Leanback has it's own look-and-feel, so I propose a compromise: add an "Are you sure you want to exit Leanback?" dialog when Menu is pressed. Could we also perhaps have a little bit of the Boxee behavior as well? If there's any type of Leanback control visible, pressing Menu will dismiss it. Pressing menu on a screen with no controls will either ask Are you sure or exit the app directly. Actually, the problem of menu always exiting usually occurs when I'm trying to dismiss the controls and forget to do the non-standard Up/Down.

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Shawn Rieger [Boxee] made changes -
Field Original Value New Value
Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
Resolution Duplicate [ 3 ]
Shawn Rieger [Boxee] made changes -
Link This issue duplicates BOXEE-7829 [ BOXEE-7829 ]
Rafael Mizrahi [Boxee] made changes -
Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]
Rafael Mizrahi [Boxee] made changes -
Workflow Copy of jira [ 47722 ] ApplicationsWorkflow [ 48725 ]
Rafael Mizrahi [Boxee] made changes -
Project Applications [ 10070 ] Boxee [ 10000 ]
Key APP-419 BOXEE-8549
Workflow ApplicationsWorkflow [ 48725 ] Copy of jira [ 48906 ]
Assignee Shawn Rieger [ riegersn ] Rob Spectre [ robspectre ]
Component/s Applications > Boxee Official [ 10585 ]
Component/s YouTube Leanback [ 10570 ]
Rafael Mizrahi [Boxee] made changes -
Severity Major


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