I have version 1.0.7 installed and I have a lot of music with lyrics in .lrc, .txt and id3 tag embedded.
For mp3s having a lrc file in same directory I am using XBMC karaoke feature (very customizable and full screen) so I can see the lyrics in my TV from my couch.
However when I am using CU LRC Lyrics, lyrics are hard to be read even from a computer at less than half meter from me.
I understand the point of showing the full lyric text (of a non synced lyric) in one screen, but IMHO XBMC is more a mediacenter than a mp3 player for pc (such as winamp) so usability should be more focused to media center users.
I don't know if there are technical limitation or constraints to achieve below ideas but at lest for me the following features are a must to have:
----Font size and color
-Display lyrics in full screen
-Better scrolling features:
----big scroll bar and bigger arrows (for mouse users)
----scroll up and down from using keyboard arrows (for keyb users)
I tryed in XBMC in different platforms (Raspberry Openelec, Windows...) with same results.
For example there is a similar plugin called Mlyric for Songbird/nightingale mediacenter and it includes above ideas.
CU LRC Lyrics - custom look and feel
Joined: Apr 2014
2014-04-01 17:43 CU LRC Lyrics - custom look and feel Post: #1
(This post was last modified: 2014-04-01 17:45 by dapgo.)
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2014-04-02 00:52 Post: #2
are you using Confluence (the default skin) or another skin?
the look and feel of the lyrics window is mostly defined by the skin, not the addon.
scroll bar *and* scroll arrows is not possible. it's one or the other.
keyboard scrolling should already work btw.
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Joined: Apr 2014
2014-04-02 11:38 Post: #3
Yes, I am using the defualt skin for Openelec (confluence).
Do you mean that others skins could use a bigger area for addons?
What about founts sizes?
Is possible to define a font size for all addons from Skin preferences?
I dunno if that could help because for me lyrics should be in a bigger size than other texts
Can you recommend me any skin to use with cu lrc lyrics?
thanks for your time.