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    I have an MKV video with soft subtitles - I can turn them on and off in VLC player. There are no separate subtitle or audio files.

    I want to create a DVD using DVD Styler. I dragged the MKV into it and created two menu sets, a VMGM and a Titleset.

    I added a Setup button to VMGM Menu 1, which jumps to Titleset 1 Menu 4.

    Menu 4 has a Subtitles button to turn subtitles on, and a Subtitles Off button to turn them off.
    It will also have a pair of audio buttons.

    How do I code Menu 4 and its buttons? I searched and tried to decipher the documentation, to no avail.

    For the Subtitles button Properties, I chose Custom, entered "subtitle=0;", and in the subtitle dropdown chose track 1. Is this correct?

    EDIT: No idea how this post didn't end up in the DVD Authoring forum.
    Last edited by framistat; 27th Dec 2021 at 12:01. Reason: wth, how did it end up in the wrong forum; changes
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  2. Is this correct?
    No. Read page 14 HERE.

    Also you can only use muxed subtitles if they're vobsub/idx format.

    Maybe also look HERE.
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    I searched that pdf for all occurrences of subtitle and read p 14 and all other pages. I don't understand it. To me, p 14 says the register can be invoked as "subtitle", and that a value can be set with "=value;", that there are 0-31 possible values. Didn't I follow that? Maybe you can take a moment to explain what's wrong.
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    The ASS Softcoded button in the example you gave, isn't using the approach on page 14, and isn't coding a separate audio/subtitle menu. It's playing title 1 with subtitles. I don't want to play title 1 with or without, then have to restart the entire video to turn subtitles on or off. I want to start playing, then turn subtitles on or off. Can't I do that? Image
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  5. that there are 0-31 possible values
    You need to add 64 to the stream number.

    Can't I do that?
    You could make a menu with Entry Subtitle. This is invoked if you press button "Subtitle" on a remote control.

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    The menu could have a button to turn subtitles on.

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    And a button to turn them off.

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    Ok, that's helpful. My remote does not have a "subtitle" (STTL) button.

    For audio, I have two streams, stereo and 5.1 surround. Are these streams referenced as 0 and 1, or 1 and 2, with 0 being embedded in the video per the pdf p 14?
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  7. Are these streams referenced as 0 and 1
    Yes.

    If your remote has an "Audio" you could use a menu with entry Audio. And you don't need to use buttons. You could use a pre-command for the menu like

    if (g0==62) { g0=64; } else { g0=62; };subtitle=g0;resume;

    But I don't know how you'll handle the selections of audio/subtitles just remember they must be selected from a Titleset menu not a VMGM menu.
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    Very few players have buttons on their remote for menus other than the Title Menu and the Root Menu.
    Sometimes a button combination such as Subtitle and then any of the menu keys does it but that is rare as well.

    If I was you I would just use the Root Menu for this and use the Resume feature to avoid having to restart the movie.
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